Police investigate report of suspicious person in Amherst

AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) — Around 2 a.m., at least five police vehicles were seen on Pheasant Run Rd., off of Sweet Home.

An officer there told News 4 that they were investigating a “suspicious occurrence.” Amherst police were seen with their guns drawn.

Later on, a lieutenant said they were responding to a report of a suspicious person.

During this time, police say they were assisting state parole officials, looking for someone whose last known address was in that neighborhood.

The house they search turned out to be vacant.

It is not clear if anyone was arrested as a result of the police response.

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