Amherst police looking for man related to theft

AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) — Police in Amherst are looking into the theft of a purse and a credit card.

Authorities say that the card and purse were stolen from from a vehicle at a store. Nearly $400 worth of merchandise was purchased using the card since then.

Police are looking for the man pictured above. He has only been identified as a white male.

Anyone with information has been asked to call detectives at 689-1337, email or text 562-TIPS while referencing AMH 16-652595-JJ. 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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