SAN FRANCISCO—A robbery took place in San Francisco’s Mission District on Tuesday, June 27, the SFPD disclosed in a press release on their website.
A 19 year-old male was robbed and assaulted on the 2300 block of 16th Street at approximately 3:00 p.m. The suspect has been described as a Caucasian male approximately 25-35 years of age. The suspect approached the victim from behind, grabbing items from the victim before punching him and fleeing the scene on foot.
The victim, who was robbed of U.S. currency, a backpack, and a camera lens, was treated by paramedics (who received a report of the incident) on the scene. The injuries he sustained were non-life threatening. It is likely that the victim refused medical attention, according to Officer Robert Rueca, Public Information Officer for the San Francisco Police Department. Rueca was unable to provide San Francisco News with additional information about the incident.
Witnesses or those who may have information on the incident are asked to contact the SFPD tip line at (415)575-4444.