Hit and Run at Amherst Tops

July 18, 2010 Updated Jul 18, 2010 at 1:20 PM EDT

By WKBW News

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Hit and Run at Amherst Tops

July 18, 2010 Updated Jul 18, 2010 at 1:20 PM EDT

AMHERST, N.Y. (WKBW) A person was taken to ECMC after they were hit by a car in a Tops parking lot in Amherst. Police say the victim suffered head injuries.

It happened at the Tops location on Maple Road Saturday night. Police were responding to a different crime at the Tops when they found that the suspect had hit a pedestrian while leaving the scene.

The suspect was arrested and charged with assault, reckless endangerment, larceny and leaving the scene of an accident, along with other charges. The suspect was identified as 40 year old Stephen Belin of Niagara Falls.

The victim's name and condition are not being released.