Police: Rochester man stole vehicle at gunpoint, led police on chase
Posted at: 04/08/2013 9:19 AM
A 20-year-old Rochester man has been arrested after a short police chase.
Rochester Police tell News10NBC an officer spotted a vehicle, that had been reported stolen, near Lyell Avenue and Glide Street just before 1 a.m. Monday. Investigators say that vehicle had been taken at gunpoint on the City’s eastside.
Officers say they tried to stop the driver, Jamar Benman, but he would not pull over. According to police, after a short chase they were able to take Benman into custody.
Benman is charged with first-degree robbery, grand larceny and numerous traffic charges.