Stockton and Clay streets (Photo via Google Maps)

Stockton and Clay streets (Photo via Google Maps)

Senior attacked in early-morning Chinatown robbery

A 71-year-old woman was attacked during a robbery on Dec. 26, and was transported to the hospital.

SFPD reports the attack took place at 6:25 a.m. on Monday morning near the intersection of Stockton and Clay streets. The victim was walking down the street, when a car pulled up. A middle-aged man grabbed her purse, and a struggle ensued. The suspect struck the victim, causing her to fall and lose her grip on her belongings.

The suspect then fled down Stockton Street in his vehicle.

The victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries, but was taken to the hospital.

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