A woman had her purse snatched from her in San Francisco’s Outer Mission neighborhood on Wednesday night, police said.
The robbery was reported at about 9:45 p.m. near Delano and Shawnee avenues.
The 41-year-old victim was walking when a man in his mid-20s approached her and ripped the purse from her hands, knocking her to the ground, according to police.
The man then ran away with the purse, which contained a wallet and cash. He had not been found as of this morning, police said.
The victim complained of pain to her shoulder but refused transport to a hospital, according to police.
Anyone with information about the purse snatching is encouraged to call the Police Department’s anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444 or send a tip by text message to TIP411.
Dan McMenamin, Bay City News