Posted: 08/24/2013
Last Updated: 20 hours ago

SAN DIEGO - A 91-year-old man who was out on a morning stroll Saturday in Kearny Mesa was attacked from behind and beaten and robbed, police said.

The attack occurred at 7:45 a.m. in the 4100 block of Dellwood Street south of Balboa Avenue and west of Convoy Street, San Diego Police officer Frank Cali said.

A 91-year-old man was taking his daily walk when another man came up from behind, pushed him to the ground, and hit him several times about the head and body, Cali said. The suspect took the victim's wallet from his pants pocket and ran away.

The victim's family told 10News the 91-year-old was put in a headlock, dragged to the ground and punched several times.

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