South San Francisco police searching for man who assaulted, robbed woman

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — South San Francisco police are searching for a suspect who assaulted and robbed a woman on Tuesday morning, police said.

The robbery happened on the 900 block of Grand Avenue in South San Francisco at around 6:15 a.m, police said.

A female victim was standing alone at a bus stop where a gold or brown four-door sedan pulled up to the bus stop and the male suspect approached her, according to police. Two suspects were in the car, police said.

Police said the suspect pushed the woman to the ground and grabbed her purse.

“The victim resisted and the suspect hit her on the arm and pushed her to the ground before getting away with the victim’s purse,” police said in a press release.

The male suspect fled the scene by car. The car was last seen going north on Grand Avenue.

The suspect is described as an African-American man, between 18 and 19 years old, about 5 feet 6 inches to 5 feet 7 inches tall, with an average build and black, curly hair.

If you have any information, you are asked to call police at (650)-877- 8900.

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