Amherst Police Search for Robbery Suspect

November 25, 2013 Updated Nov 25, 2013 at 10:04 PM EDT

By Megan Erbacher

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Amherst Police Search for Robbery Suspect

November 25, 2013 Updated Nov 25, 2013 at 10:04 PM EDT

AMHERST, N.Y. (WKBW) The suspect responsible for the assault and robbery of an Amherst woman remains at large three days after the incident.

The victim reported she was attacked while walking home on Callodine Avenue at 2 p.m. on Friday, November 22. According to police, the victim was approached from behind by a male suspect. The suspect punched her in the face and stole her cell phone.

Police say the victim was taken to Sisters Hospital for treatment. She suffered swelling and cuts around her right eye.

Officers canvassed the area but did not find any suspects. If you have information that could help the investigation, call the Amherst Police Department Detective Bureau at 689­-1340 or 689­-1339.