SFPD (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Scooter thief punches woman from behind in SF

A woman using a scooter in downtown San Francisco on Monday was punched from behind and robbed of her ride, according to police.

The 28-year-old woman was riding near Geary and Kearny streets at around 1:50 p.m. when a man hit her and stole the scooter, according to police.

Police said a witness helped the woman get the scooter back.

Officers then arrived at the scene, arrested the 31-year-old suspect and recovered the scooter.

The woman suffered injuries not considered life-threatening.

mbarba@sfexaminer.com

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