South San Francisco police officer recovering after being hit with skateboard

Photo Credit: Stanley Roberts
Photo Credit: Stanley Roberts

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO (KRON)—A South San Francisco police officer is recovering Sunday night after being struck in the head with a skateboard.

KRON4’s Stanley Roberts visited Officer Robby Chon in the hospital.

Stanley took pictures with Chon’s wife, family, and his friends.

Chon’s condition is improving.

Chon was able to give Stanley a thumbs up.

The incident happened Friday afternoon on Grand Avenue.

Police say a citizen waved down the officer about a disturbance at a nearby business.

When Chon approached the suspect, the suspect sped off on his skateboard.

After a short foot chase, the suspect hit the Chon in the head with the board.

The suspect was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon.

Stanley Roberts is pictured with Officer Robby Chon's wife at the hospital where he is recovering.
Stanley Roberts is pictured with Officer Robby Chon’s wife at the hospital where he is recovering.

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