Police Searching Western NY for Suspect Considered “Armed and Dangerous”

HAMBURG, N.Y. — Police in Western New York are looking for a man they say went on a crime spree throughout the area and hurt a detective in the process. They said he is considered armed and dangerous.

Hamburg police said two of their detectives were at the Kohl’s on Delaware Avenue in North Buffalo investigating a car that had been stolen from the McKinley Plaza in Hamburg.

They were checking out surveillance video after someone tried to use a credit card that was in that stolen car. While they were there, they said the suspect tried to use the stolen credit card again.

The detectives spotted the stolen vehicle but when they confronted the driver he allegedly drove off with one of the detectives partially inside.

Police said the detective has minor injuries.

Anyone with information on the suspect is asked to call 911 or Hamburg police at 716-648-5111 extension 0.

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