A woman was robbed Saturday (Oct. 1) while jogging on Palm Drive near El Camino Real, the Stanford University Department of Public Safety said.
The robbery occurred at noon. The man bumped the victim and forcibly stole her keys and cell phone, according to campus police.
The victim notified police about the attack. She described the robber as a bi-racial male (possibly Hispanic-African American with lighter skin); between 40-49 years of age; 6'02" tall; 220 pounds with a strong build. The hair on his head was short, straight, dark (black or brown) with some grey highlights. He had stubble on his chin and had noticeable body hair on his arms, legs and knuckles, according to campus police.
He wore a black, fitted T-shirt, red basketball shorts with a black stripe down the side, black athletic shoes, a blue baseball cap with writing on it, and ear-bud style head phones. He has a tattoo of a cross on his right forearm.
He also wore a stud earring in his right ear and had a mark or scar across his right cheek, noticeable body odor and dirt under his fingernails, police stated.
After the attack, he ran toward Palo Alto.
Stanford police sent out an automated alert after being notified of the robbery.
Anyone with additional information is encouraged to contact the Stanford Department of Public Safety at 650-329-2413.