Amherst PD looking for man accused of using stolen credit card

AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) — Police in Amherst are looking for someone accused of using a stolen credit card to buy items at a local grocery store.

Authorities describe the suspect as a black man wearing a purple sweatshirt with the word “super” on the front. The man’s hair was either in dreadlocks or braided and pulled back in a ponytail, according to police.

Anyone with information on the suspect or the incident can call the Amherst Police Detective Bureau at 689-1360, email or text 562-TIPS and reference CNO-16-620040. 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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