San Mateo police seek armed robbery suspect


Police Monday released a sketch of a suspect in an armed robbery of two people last month in San Mateo, and are asking for help finding the man, police said.

(San Mateo police)

On Oct. 14 at about 7 p.m., police responded to the 400 block of North San Mateo Drive where two San Mateo residents were walking on the sidewalk when a man stepped in front of them and told them to stop.

Police said the man pointed a gun at them and demanded their property.

The man took some of their property and ran out of view.

Police described the man as Hispanic, in his 30s, 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall and 130 to 150 pounds.

Police said the suspect was last seen in a gray hooded sweatshirt.

Police are asking anyone with information about the robbery or the suspect to get in touch with Detective John Rink Jr. at (650) 522-7617 or at

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