Man smoking at Richmond bus stop shoves 77-year-old woman to ground, causes broken arm

A shady smoker reportedly assaulted a 77-year-old woman in the Richmond district Wednesday, breaking her arm.

The victim was in the 5300 block of Geary Boulevard waiting at a bus stop about 10 a.m. when she saw a man nearby who was smoking a cigarette, police said.

The two began arguing, police said, and the woman broke her arm after being shoved to the ground. The suspect then fled.

If you find our journalism valuable and relevant, please consider joining our Examiner membership program.
Find out more at www.sfexaminer.com/join/

Just Posted

‘Mad Mob’ aims to influence SF City Hall on mental health policies

They are fed up with City Hall telling those who need the services what’s best for them

Police efforts to stem 49ers revelry in Mission District spark backlash

SFPD preparing for potential bonfires, vandalism on Super Bowl Sunday

Calendar of Events: San Francisco celebrates the Year of the Rat

JAN. 25 Choy Sun Doe Day: The San Francisco Chinese Chamber of… Continue reading

BART study: Ending paper tickets would ‘disproportionately’ impact low-income riders, people of color

When BART eventually eliminates its magnetic-stripe paper tickets from use, it will… Continue reading

Second case of respiratory coronavirus confirmed in U.S.

The woman, who is in her 60s, remained hospitalized Friday and her condition had been stabilized

Most Read