OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Oakland police are asking for the public’s help in finding a woman suspected of robbing an elderly man last month.

According to police, the 82-year-old victim was walking near Coolidge and Brookdale avenues in the city’s Upper Peralta Creek area around 7:15 p.m. on March 28 when he was robbed.

Police describe the suspect as a woman between 40 and 50 years old of either Hispanic or African-American heritage who is 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs between 150 and 180 pounds.

Anyone with information about the robbery or suspect is urged to contact the Police Department’s robbery unit at (510) 238-3326 or Crime Stoppers of Oakland at (510) 777-8572.

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