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Police looking for driver who sprayed Amherst Panera Bread employee with unknown substance

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Posted at 10:46 AM, Nov 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-27 10:46:21-05

AMHERST, Ohio — The Amherst Police Department needs your help finding a driver who sprayed a Panera Bread employee in the face at a drive-thru earlier this month.

It happened on Nov. 9 at around just before 5:30 p.m.

Surveillance footage of the altercation shows a person in a red Ford Flex pull up to the drive-thru, open their door, spray the employee with an unknown substance and then drive off. Police said the vehicle has a sticker on the bottom right of the rear window.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call Det. Sgt. Murphy at 440-988-2625 or email

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