Amherst police investigating suspicious incident involving man and teen

AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) — Police in Amherst are investigating a suspicious incident they say happened in the Robin Rd. area.

Around 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, police say a 15-year-old boy was approached by a man in his 50s while on a walking path.

Police say the man offered the boy beer. The boy told police that the man had inappropriate material displayed on his cell phone.

The man was described as Middle Eastern, 5’7″ and 155 lbs.

Anyone with information on the incident can call police at (716) 689-1311. 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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