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Man faces multiple charges after assault of woman in Amherst

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Posted at 10:18 AM, Feb 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-02 10:18:24-05

AMHERST, N.Y. (WKBW) — Amherst Police say a Buffalo man faces multiple charges following the assault of a female at the University Manor Inn on Main street.

According to police, 20-year-old Eddie L. Roberts faces the following charges: strangulation, unlawful imprisonment, criminal possession of a weapon, assault, resisting arrest, obstruction of governmental administration and vehicle and traffic violations.

Police say when they arrived on scene they came in contact with a female who had been assaulted.

Roberts led Amherst Police, along with UB Police, on a foot pursuit down Main Street where he was ultimately taken into custody.