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68-Year-Old Man Robbed of Camera On Treasure Island

July 05, 2018 - 3:31 pm

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS Radio) - A suspect forcefully took a man's camera Wednesday night near a scenic spot on San Francisco's Treasure Island, according to police. 

Around 10:05 p.m., officers responded to a robbery at Avenue of the Palms and Ninth Street, an area known for its views of the San Francisco city skyline.

There, officers learned that the suspect approached a 68-year-old man and took his camera from him. The suspect then fled on foot west on Gateview Avenue, police said.

The suspect was described as a man between 18 and 20 years old.

The victim suffered minor lacerations during the camera snatching, but refused medical attention, according to police.

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