Two women located in Amherst with help of WIVB readers

AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) — Amherst Police say they located two persons of interest regarding a recent theft only hours after notifying News 4.

Police say they were attempting to identify two females caught on security footage on Sweet Home Road. They say the theft happened on April 1. They say with the help of readers, they located the two persons of interest.

Amherst detectives sought out the females, made a positive identification and say the two will be charged soon. The Amherst Police Detective Bureau thanks readers for their help.

This is the second case in Amherst readers have helped along in two days. 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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