SSFPD Media Release: Strong Armed Robbery on Magnolia

South San Francisco, CA    December 11, 2017 Submitted by SSFPD

On 12/10/2017, at approximately 5:19pm a South San Francisco resident was  walking  north  on Magnolia Avenue when an unknown male suspect, in all dark clothing, approached the victim. The victim became suspicious, turned and began to walk south on Magnolia Avenue. The suspect then approached the victim from behind and grabbed the victim’s necklace off of his neck, causing a minor  injury.  The suspect then fled on foot and  was last seen  running south on Magnolia  Avenue  towards Railroad  Avenue.


The suspect was described as an African American or Hispanic male, approximately 5’7″ to 6’0″ and between 160 and 170 pounds. The suspect spoke English as well as Spanish.


The suspect was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, with the hood covering his head, black pants and black shoes. No  weapons  were seen.


Any witnesses to this incident are encouraged to contact the South  San  Francisco  Police  Department  at (650) 877-8900,  the anonymous  TIP line at (650) 952-2244  or via email at

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