SACRAMENTO, CA - An older woman was accosted by four men in broad daylight as she walked along a south Sacramento street last Friday morning, say police.
The woman, in her 70s, was treated for cuts and bruises at an area hospital and released.
The assault took place on 24th Street just after 8 a.m., according to the police report. The woman, who carried a shopping bag, had been walking from Florin Road onto 24th when four men got out of a large black car and confronted her.
They dumped out the contents of her shopping bag.
The victim described the assailants as black men, with three of them in their 20s and one in his 40s. She said they all had athletic builds and were about 6 feet tall. Some of them wore red shirts and red shorts.
The Sacramento Police Department asked that anyone with information about the attack to call its dispatch center at (916) 264-5471 or Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP (4357) or texted in a tip to 274637 (CRIMES). Enter SACTIP followed by the tip information. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.