October 22, 2014
SAN DIEGO (AP) - San Diego police are searching for a suspect who beat and robbed 91-year-old man out for his daily walk.
Sgt. Ray Battrick tells U-T San Diego the assailant came up from behind the victim, pushed him to the ground and began punching him Saturday morning in Kearny Mesa.
The male suspect then grabbed the victim's wallet from his pants pocket and ran off.
Battrick says the victim was taken to the hospital with injuries not considered to be life-threatening.
Police say the assailant was Latino, about 6 feet tall, bald or with a shaved head, and wearing a light blue shirt and jeans.
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