SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO -- A tourist from Hong Kong was injured Sunday night during a fight with a would-be mugger in a hotel parking lot, police said.
The 62-year-old man was in the lot in the 200 block of Gateway Boulevard about 10 p.m. when the assailant demanded his wallet. After he refused to comply, the suspect punched him and knocked him to the ground, according to South Francisco police.
However, the victim fought back and the suspect ended up running away empty-handed. Police said the tourist had minor injuries and was treated at a hospital before being released.
The suspect was a white man who looks 25-30 years old and who appeared to weigh about 165 pounds and be about 5 feet 10 inches tall. He had brown hair and wore a gray hooded sweatshirt.
Anyone with information about the crime can call South San Francisco police at 650-877-8900.
Contact Joshua Melvin at 650-348-4335. Follow him at Twitter.com/melvinreport.