Stockton Police: Youth assaults woman, topples stroller in gold chain theft | Crime
STOCKTON, Calif. - A woman was assaulted and robbed of her gold chain in Stockton Thursday night, according to Stockton police reports.
The woman was pushing her 7-month-old child in a stroller in the area of Cottrell Ln. and Erickson Cir. around 6:40 p.m. when they passed a youth sitting on a bench.
As the woman walked by, the young man knocked her down, overturned her stroller, grabbed her gold chain necklace and fled on foot, said police.
The alleged attacker was described as a black juvenile, between 5'6" and 5'7" tall.
The robbery comes amid a string of similar thefts in the Stockton area recently.