San Francisco Police Seeking Public’s Assistance In Finding Suspect in Aggravated Assault on an Elder Victim 23-010

On January 8, 2023, at approximately 3:19 p.m., San Francisco Police Officers from Central Station took a report at the station for an aggravated assault that had occurred earlier that day. The victim, a 78-year-old male, told officers he was walking in the area of Natoma Street at New Montgomery Street at approximately 7:39 a.m. when an unknown male suspect, in an unprovoked attack, shoved him with enough force to knock him to the ground leaving him unable to stand up.

After the suspect fled on foot, an employee from a nearby building helped the victim to his feet. He was transported to a nearby hospital by family for non-life-threatening injuries.

Officers conducted an investigation and located surveillance of the incident.

The SFPD General Work unit took over the investigation and is seeking assistance from the public in identifying and locating the suspect involved in this incident.

A link to the video surveillance and a photo of the suspect is attached to this news release.

The suspect is described to be a White or Hispanic male in his late 30s to early 40s with a short beard. He was last seen wearing a black sweater with white writing, a white shirt, and black and white sneakers.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call the SFPD Tip Line at 1-415-575-4444 or Text a Tip to TIP411 and begin the text message with SFPD. You may remain anonymous.

Watch the video on Vimeo website.

SFPD Incident # 230017354

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