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Amherst Police seeking purse-snatcher

A woman reported to Amherst Police Friday that she was the victim of a purse-snatching on Maynard Drive.

The woman told police that she was accosted shortly before noon by a man she did not know who grabbed her purse from her as she was walking from her parked car toward her residence.

Police said she last saw the man traveling on foot southbound on Callodine Avenue.

The victim did not seek medical attention, police said.

Police asked anyone with information on the incident to contact the Amherst Police Detective Bureau at 689-1328 or email Those with information can also send a phone text to police at 562-8477.

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