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Dunkirk Police seek help in locating vehicle

The Dunkirk Police Department is asking the public’s help in locating a vehicle that may have fled a crash.

On Monday around 10:40 a.m. officers responded to the intersection of Main and East Fourth Street for a report of an automobile accident involving personal injury. Upon arrival, officers located a vehicle that had collided with a street light pole.

Police said they have reason to believe another vehicle that fled the scene was involved in the accident.

At this time, the Dunkirk Police Department is looking for an older model, possibly a Buick, white over tan or silver, sedan. Anyone with information regarding this accident is encouraged to please contact the Dunkirk Police Desk at 716-366-2266 with any information.

Pair of inmates charged in jail assault

MAYVILLE — An assault in the Chautauqua County Jail earlier this month has led to charges against a pair of inmates, it was announced on Tuesday.

The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Criminal Investigation Division investigated the incident that occurred on Aug. 6. Inmates Kyle O Kamholtz, 33, of 102 McKinley St., Jamestown, and Alvin J Jusino, 24, of 188 Falconer St., Jamestown, were both charged with second-degree assault.

The victim had to be transported to Westfield Memorial Hospital for treatment of his injuries he sustained and was released the same day.

Kamholtz and Jusino were arraigned at the County Jail using the Centralized Arraignment Procedure. Bail in these charges were set at $75,000.