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Suspect in armed robberies in Buffalo taken into custody after police pursuit

A 19-year-old suspect wanted in Buffalo for several armed robberies was taken into custody by Jamestown police Friday after a more than an hour-long pursuit while he threatened the female driver with a gun, Jamestown police said.

Jordan W. Alexander of Buffalo, was charged with reckless endangerment, menacing and unlawful imprisonment after the evening incident. Police said the vehicle in which Alexander was riding was stopped on Prather Avenue and then drove off.

The suspect  was then pursued from Jamestown through Falconer and Kennedy on Interstate 86, then back into Jamestown where the vehicle was finally stopped on Stow and Falconer streets, police said. Jamestown police were assisted by State Police, Lakewood-Busti police, Ellicott police and the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Department.

Jamestown police said they are still investigating and additional charges are expected.

No injuries were reported.

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