A surveillance video captured the attack, which happened around 9:10 the morning of Sunday, Feb. 23.
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Lihua Yang was walking on Stockton Street in the tunnel when a suspect got out of a dark-colored sedan and approached Yang.
He dragged her down onto the sidewalk while trying to grab her purse. Once the man wrangled the purse from the woman, he jumped back into the vehicle so he and the driver could leave.
According to ABC7 News Reporter Dion Lim, the San Francisco Police Department is nearing an arrest in the case.
The SFPD is asking anyone with information in this case to contact them at their anonymous tip line: (415) 575-4444.
The Stockton Tunnel is located on Stockton Street at Pine Street in San Francisco.
🚨 ATTACK IN CHINATOWN 🚨 this incident happened the morning of 2/23 and involved the men in this sedan attacking a robbing a woman for her purse. If you have any info call @SFPD #NotAgain pic.twitter.com/0Y2grfzDpA— Dion Lim (@DionLimTV) February 27, 2020