ARCADE, N.Y. (WIVB) - New York State Police say a suspect who may be impersonating a police officer pulled over a 21 year-old woman on State Route 98 Tuesday afternoon.
The woman told police the man stopped her just north of the Village of Arcade around 2:30 p.m. She says the man was driving a navy blue, four-door sedan with blue lights in the windshield and some type of police emblem on the side of the car.
She described the suspect as a white male in his 30s or 40s, 6 feet tall, and wearing a blue uniform without an officer's badge.
Captain Steven Graap of New York State Police said, "If you legitimately think it's not a police officer and your instincts are telling you something's not right, we would encourage people to put on their emergency flashers with their hazard lights. Slow down to a speed that the individual or person behind you that's trying to stop you that they understand and know that you're reacting to their attempt to pull you over. Also, call 911 if you have a cell phone."
Capt. Graap says police are still investigating this case, and following every lead to find the suspect. If the suspect is found and convicted of criminally impersonating a police officer, a misdemeanor, they could face up to a year in jail.
If you have any information, you are asked to contact police at 585-344-6200 or at 716-759-6831.
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