AMHERST, NY — Amherst Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a woman accused of stealing a credit card.

The woman allegedly stole a backpack and a credit card from a vehicle parked on Maple Road. The woman used the card a short time later, according to Amherst Police.

The woman was caught on a security camera. It appears she has a tattoo on her left shoulder.

If you have any information, you are asked to call the Amherst Police Detective Bureau at 689-1336 or email to or text to 562-TIPS and reference AMH 17-735675-TWa.