Caltrain Transit Police are asking for the public's help in an investigation into a robbery and assault that took place at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Redwood City Caltrain station.
A 47-old-year-old male resident of San Jose was critically injured during a strong-arm robbery by a group of nine to 15 assailants while waiting for a southbound Caltrain. The suspects fled before the police arrived.
The victim is listed in critical condition at a local hospital.
Investigators are following up on potential leads from witnesses and evidence collected in the case, including reports of a white compact that was seen leaving the scene.
As a result of the incident, Caltrain has increased security at the Redwood City station.
San Mateo County Transit police are asking anyone with information about the incident to contact Detective Victor Lopez at 650-622-8048.