Suspect allegedly strikes 62-year-old man’s forehead during robbery

A 62-year-old man was taken to San Francisco General Hospital on Wednesday after a suspect allegedly struck the man on the forehead and robbed him in the Mission.

Around 2 p.m., police responded to a report of a robbery near Shotwell and 24th streets.

When officers arrived, they learned the suspect had approached the victim. The suspect struck the victim on the forehead with an unknown object, before taking the victim’s property, police said.

Officers were unable to locate the suspect. Police described the suspect as a Hispanic male in his 50s.

The victim suffered a laceration to his forehead and went unconscious as a result, police said.

The victim’s injuries were not considered life-threatening, according to police.

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