Palo Alto police search for man who allegedly punched woman with baby

A woman was punched while walking her baby on Sunday, September 20, 2015 on Middlefield Road in Palo Alto, Calif. (KGO-TV)

Palo Alto police are looking for the man who allegedly punched a woman walking her baby. It happened Sunday night on Middlefield Road, north of Loma Verde Avenue.

They say the woman was pushing her baby in a stroller when the robber punched her in the head, took her purse, and ran off.

Witnesses describe the suspect as Hispanic, in his 20s, with a stocky build, about 5 feet 3 to 5 inches tall.

He may have a full beard and was wearing a black sweatshirt with the hood pulled over a baseball cap.
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