shooting_nighttime.jpgA woman was robbed near San Francisco’s Union Square on Wednesday afternoon despite kicking the suspect in the stomach, police said.

The robbery was reported at about 3:30 p.m. in the 300 block of Post Street, which is near Powell.

The 41-year-old victim was getting into her car when a suspect approached, pulled out a gun and demanded her property, according to police.

The victim tried to resist by kicking the suspect in the stomach, but he managed to take her cellphone and cash before fleeing on foot, police said.

The suspect, described as a man in his 30s or 40s with a black handgun, had not been found as of this morning, according to police.

The victim was not injured in the robbery.

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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