Police investigating theft of hockey net

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The Amherst Police Department is investigating the theft of a hockey net from the Regent Street area.

AMHERST – Amherst Police are trying to reunite a found hockey net with its owners.

On Sunday, police responded to a call that several young people were attempting to steal a hockey net from the Regent Street area. The net was found abandoned on Victoria Street, but police don’t know who it belongs to.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the police department at 667-8600.

Police responded to 27 complaints over the weekend.

Officers went to a hotel on South Albion Street on two occasions Friday to answer to noise complaints, while police were also notified of a suspicious male carrying a backpack and attempting to open vehicle doors in the Chamberlain Street area. Patrols were made but the male was not located.

On Saturday night, police responded to a complaint of a domestic complaint at a Kent Drive residence involving a 27-year-old woman and a 28-year-old man. No charges were laid.

Police also went to a LaPlanche Street residence amid reports a man had kicked the door of the residence and assaulted the 26-year-old man inside. The investigation is continuing into this matter.

Officers are investigating a complaint of a rock being thrown through a window of a Spring Street residence, while police also attended a hit and run traffic collision at a South Albion Street restaurant, where a vehicle had struck another vehicle’s bumper but didn’t remain at the scene of the collision.

Police also went to a Crescent Avenue residence on reports of an out of control 16-year-old female, who was damaging the house. Police spoke to the youth and her parents and the situation was resolved without charges being laid.

Anyone with information on any of these occurrences is asked to contact the police department at 667-8600 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


Organizations: Amherst Police, Crime Stoppers

Geographic location: South Albion Street, Regent Street, Victoria Street Chamberlain Street LaPlanche Street Crescent Avenue

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