ALAMEDA COUNTY (KRON) — A 48-year-old woman was attacked from behind and robbed while she was walking to the Bay Fair BART station Friday night in an unincorporated part of San Leandro.
It happened around 8:15 p.m. in the area of 159th Avenue and Maubert Avenue.
The suspect hit the woman several times with a blunt object.
The woman has several facial injuries from the attack and the suspect stole her cell phone.
Police describe the suspect as a black man, 5 feet 8 inches tall with a thin build.
He was last seen wearing a blue jacket and jeans.
Police believe the woman was being followed for several blocks before the attack.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office Street Crimes Unit at (510)667-3605.
Callers who wish to remain anonymous can call (510)667-3622.