SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — An elderly woman was pushed to the ground and robbed in San Francisco’s Richmond District on Monday evening, according to police.
The robbery was reported at 6:19 p.m. in the area of Cabrillo Street and 12th Avenue.READ MORE: Three Of Tonga’s Smaller Islands Badly Damaged By Tsunami; Concerns Mount Within Bay Area Tongan Community
The 80-year-old victim was approached from behind by a female suspect who pushed her to the ground and then took her purse and cash, police said.
The suspect, a woman believed to be about 20 years old, then fled on foot and remained at large as of this morning. No detailed description of her was immediately available.READ MORE: San Jose Food Pantry Staying Open After Raising Funds to Pay for Permit
The victim was treated at the scene for minor injuries.
Anyone with information about the robbery is encouraged to call the Police Department’s anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444 or to send a tip by text message to TIP411 with “SFPD” in the message.MORE NEWS: Belmont Neighborhood Search For Aggressive Mountain Lion
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