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Amherst Police Arrest Suspect in Boulevard Mall Shooting

9:58 AM, Dec 6, 2012   |    comments
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AMHERST, NY - A suspect wanted in connection to a stabbing  at the Boulevard Mall has been arrested.

Amherst Police the suspect, Dardrequez L. Haynes, 24, was arrested in Syracuse.

Haynes is charged with with Robbery 1st degree, two counts of Assault 2nd degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd degree and Petit Larceny.

The stabbing happened November 4th.

Investigators say two loss prevention officers from the Gap were in the parking lot attempting to apprehend three people for shoplifting when a male allegedly pulled out a knife and cut one of the employees in the neck, causing a 3-inch wound. The other employee was stabbed in his side.

The victims did not suffer life-threatening injuries.

At the time, police were also searching for two females who were with the male at the time of the robbery and stabbing.

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