Man Robbed at Gunpoint in San Mateo

The crime occurred on Tanglewood Way.

A 70-year-old man was robbed at gunpoint in San Mateo on Friday afternoon, police said Saturday.

The man was in the 1100 block of Tanglewood Way at about 3:15 p.m. when two armed males with kerchiefs covering their faces robbed the man, according to police.

A third male was seen driving the suspect vehicle, a dark maroon or dark purple Nissan 4-door with paper license plates.

Anyone who saw or heard anything in the area at that time is urged to call San Mateo Police Investigations:

  • SMPD Investigations Bureau: 522-7650
  • SMPD Secret Witness hotline: 522-7676
  • Anonymous Text to SMPD: 262-3473

If you see a crime in progress or anything that appears to be suspicious in your neighborhood, please do not hesitate to contact the San Mateo Police Department:

  • Emergencies and crimes in progress: 911
  • Non-urgent matters or direct dial SMPD from mobile phone: 650-522-7700


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DK November 17, 2012 at 09:21 PM
No suspect descriptions?
candy November 18, 2012 at 05:31 PM
Is the 70 year old man ok?
Laura Dudnick November 18, 2012 at 05:50 PM
Dmytro, the only description of the suspects is that they were Hispanic males. Candy, the police didn't release the man's condition but I believe they would have mentioned if he was gravely injured. Hopefully he is ok now. Thanks, Laura


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