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78-year-old man in custody after stealing, crashing Buffalo police vehicle

Posted at 7:03 PM, Mar 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-07 12:21:24-05

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Buffalo police are investigating a crash involving a stolen Buffalo police vehicle.

The crash happened around 6:30 pm near South Park Avenue and Marilla Street, Wednesday night.

According to police, a 78-year-old man stole the patrol vehicle, hit another vehicle and then hit a house.

The man, who's name has not been released, is facing multiple charges and is recovering from several injuries at ECMC.

Police have a suspect in custody in connection to the crash.