SAN FRANCISCO—Authorities are searching for a suspect who allegedly robbed a man at gunpoint on Sunday, April 5 during the morning hours in South San Francisco.
The victim was walking through the 600 block of Linden Avenue shortly before 3 a.m., when he was approached by another man who asked him for a cigarette. Upon telling the stranger he had nothing to smoke, the suspect produced what the victim believed to be a gun and demanded he surrender his wallet.
The suspect then allegedly snatched the wallet and was last seen sprinting toward Pine Avenue.
The victim was able to provide a thorough description of the suspect, who he described as a Hispanic male of about 23, approximately 5 foot and 2 inches tall and weighing 170 pounds. He is clean-shaven with short black hair. At the time of the robbery, he was wearing a black hoodie with red lettering on the front, blue jeans, and white shoes.
Anyone with knowledge of the crime is urged to contact the San Francisco Police Department’s anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444 or text a tip to TIP411 with SFPD at the beginning of the message.