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Woman’s Purse Snatched At Gunpoint Near SF’s Levi’s Plaza

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SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – A 60-year-old woman was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday night while walking near San Francisco’s Levi’s Plaza.

The woman was walking near Sansome and Union streets around 8:20 p.m. when a man approached her and pulled out a handgun, according to police.

The man, believed to be in his early 20s, demanded the woman’s property and she complied, handing over her purse, police said.

The suspect then got into a gray vehicle with another man inside it and fled. No arrests had been made in the case as of this morning, according to police.

The victim was not injured in the robbery.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the Police

Department’s anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444 or send a tip by text message to TIP411.

(Copyright 2011 by CBS San Francisco and Bay City News Service. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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