Larceny and Car Accident in the Town of Amherst

March 7, 2014 Updated Mar 7, 2014 at 7:39 PM EDT

By WKBW News

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Larceny and Car Accident in the Town of Amherst

March 7, 2014 Updated Mar 7, 2014 at 7:39 PM EDT

AMHERST, NY (WKBW) Two males were observed stealing merchandise from BJ's Wholesale Club in Amherst on Friday afternoon.

Employees were able to obtain the vehicle's plate number and made the call to authorities. Amherst police went to the address of the registered vehicle and confronted the suspects after they exited a black Chrysler.

The suspects then got back into their car and sped away before hitting a moving vehicle and a parked car before stopping. The suspects then fled on foot away from the scene. One suspect was apprehended.

Inside the vehicle, authorities found merchandise that was taken from BJ's Wholesale Club.

The investigation is still ongoing.