Pair flee security while attempting to shoplift

AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) – Police are looking for two women who fled when a security officer prevented from leaving a store with a shopping cart full of stolen merchandise.

Officers say the would-be shoplifters attempted to leave the unnamed store on August 6 when they were confronted by a security officer. The officer was able to keep the pair from leaving with the cart, who fled the store on foot.

Anyone who recognizes either suspect should call detectives at 716-568-1844. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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