An elderly woman was thrown to the ground and hit with a pipe during a robbery in the Tenderloin over the weekend, police said Tuesday.
The 74-year-old victim was attacked by an unidentified woman near Turk and Hyde streets at around 3 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, according to police.
The suspect, described as a woman between the ages of 50 and 60, fled with her money and has not been arrested.
The victim was taken to a hospital and is expected to survive.
The following afternoon, a second elderly woman was robbed in Noe Valley.
A 20-year-old man pushed the 80-year-old woman to the ground and snatched her pursue near 28th and Diamond streets at around 4:27 p.m.
The victim was not injured.
No further details were immediately available.