Man walking home from work robbed at gunpoint in Syracuse

230 Merriman Avenue, Syracuse

Syracuse Police are investigating a robbery and assault on the city's near west side.

It happened around 4:35 a.m. Wednesday in front of 230 Merriman Avenue. Police say a 62-year-old man was walking home from work when he was attacked by a man with a gun.

According to police, the suspect punched the victim in the face and took his wallet before taking off. The victim suffered minor injuries, which included a bloody nose.

CNY Central spoke with the victim's daughter later Wednesday morning, who said her father has been released from the the hospital, and does not know who attacked him.

Anyone with information should call Syracuse Police at 315-442-5222.