- Associated Press - Wednesday, September 10, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) - New York City police are looking for three suspects who beat a 25-year-old woman during a robbery.

Police say it happened in the Bronx early Monday morning.

They say the suspects approached the woman from behind on East 170th Street and repeatedly struck her with closed fists about the body and face.

They allegedly stole her cell phone and attempted to take her purse before fleeing.

The victim was not seriously hurt.

Police ask anyone with information about the incident to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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