State Police assisting Amherst PD with criminal investigation

There are allegations that a gun was shown

AMHERST, Mass. (WWLP)  – State Police assigned to the Northampton barracks were assisting Amherst Police in a criminal investigation Friday night.

“It’s Amherst’s investigation,” State Trooper Gerald Perwak told 22News. “There were allegations that a gun was shown. That’s unconfirmed.”

Police were searching in the area of Brandywine Apartments in North Amherst. State Police left the area around 10:30 p.m. while Amherst Police continued their investigation.

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