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Busti Avenue man charged with assault that triggered police chase

A Busti Avenue man was captured on Royal Avenue Thursday evening following a chase that began on Grand Island about 3 p.m., authorities said.

Pascual Munoz-Ortiz, 32, was charged with second-degree burglary, third-degree assault and criminal mischief linked to the attack that afternoon on a woman in her Grand Island home. He is being held without bail in Erie County Holding Center.

The chase and arrest involved Erie County Sheriff’s detectives,Buffalo Strike Force detectives and uniformed Buffalo police officers.