SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – Police are asking for the public’s help finding a man who robbed and beat an elderly woman in the Tenderloin neighborhood earlier this month.

The 87-year-old victim was attacked on Leavenworth Street near O’Farrell St. around 9 p.m. on August 8th when she was knocked to the ground and dragged, causing multiple broken bones.

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Police say the attacker was described as a black male, 40-50 years of age, 5’10-6’00 and tall with a skinny face. He was wearing a knit cap and a dark jacket that may have been leather.

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The victim remained under medical care Thursday.

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Anyone with information is asked to call Sergeant Michael Zhang of the Tenderloin Station Investigations Team at 415-345-7300. Or to submit an anonymous tip here.