Hamburg Police Involved in Chase on Rt. 5

Suspect ran off during traffic stop

Tom Puckett
September 12, 2017 - 10:24 pm

Hamburg, NY (WBEN) Hamburg Police are searching for a person who fled from a traffic stop Tuesday evening.

Police say at about 8:10 PM, Town of Hamburg Police Officers stopped a vehicle on Lake Shore Road at the City of Lackawanna line. While in the performance of the traffic stop, one subject exited the vehicle, fleeing from the officers. The subject entered a wooded area along railroad tracks, on the former Bethlehem Steel Property, on the west side of Lake Shore Road.

In addition to the Town of Hamburg Police officers and K9 on scene, police units from the City of Lackawanna, Village of Blasdell, NFTA K9, Erie County Sheriff Air 1, and the New York State Police are assisting.

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