A woman was attacked and beaten in a shopping center restroom in Gilroy when a man forced his way in and robbed her Wednesday afternoon, according to police. Officers responded to a 911 call reporting a robbery at the Gilroy Premium Outlets at around 12:25 p.m., according to Gilroy police.A woman in her 30s told police she had been in a public restroom at the southeast corner of 8155 Camino Arroyo when a man attacked her as she was exiting a stall. The suspect pushed the door open and began kicking and hitting her while trying to grab her purse. The assault continued until the suspect had the victim’s purse, and he ran out of the bathroom. The woman went into a store in the shopping center and a clerk called 911. Police did not immediately report the extent of her injuries.Responding officers did not locate the suspect.He was described as a Hispanic man around 35 years old with short black hair and a black moustache.He was around 5 feet 7 or 8 inches tall and weighed 170 to 180 pounds. He was wearing black sunglasses, a black jacket, black baggy jeans and black work boots.Anyone with information regarding the attack is asked to contact Gilroy police Detective Devlin at (408) 846-0335.
Copyright © 2010 by Bay City News, Inc. Republication, Rebroadcast or any other Reuse without the express written consent of Bay City News, Inc. is prohibited.
Click on Photo Win a FREE Fugitive Watch Shirt