sfpd_squad.jpgA man was robbed while sitting on the front steps of his home late Tuesday night, police said.

The robbery was reported at about 11:15 p.m. Tuesday in the 600 block of Page Street, which is near Fillmore.

The 24-year-old victim was sitting in front of the home when a suspect approached and asked for a cigarette, then produced a handgun and stole the victim’s cellphone, according to police.

The victim was not injured in the robbery and the suspect, described as a man around 30 years old, had not been found as of this morning, police said.

Anyone with information about the case is asked 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

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