SAN BRUNO (CBS SF) — Police are seeking a teenager they said robbed a woman of her purse as she walked in San Bruno on Sunday night.

According to San Bruno police, the victim was walking in the 900 block of Cherry Avenue near Bayhill Drive when the male suspect approached her from behind and forcibly grabbed her purse.

The suspect then ran south on Cherry Avenue, where a car was waiting for him. The car fled south on Cherry Avenue and was last seen crossing San Bruno Avenue, police said.

Officers searched the area but the car and the suspect were not located.

Police said the suspect is 16 to 18 years old and about 6 feet tall with a slim build and wore a black hooded sweatshirt.

The suspect was seen getting into a 1990s green Honda Accord with four doors, according to police.

San Bruno police are asking anyone with information about the robbery to contact them at (650) 616-7100 or  Information on the case can be left anonymously.

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