Police search for armed robbery suspect

A person was robbed at gunpoint early Thursday morning in South San Francisco, police said.

A resident was confronted at about 2 a.m. in the 400 block of Railroad Avenue by a man with a gun.

The suspect brandished the gun and demanded the victim’s wallet and cellphone, which he took by force, according to police.

Police are describing the suspect as a man in his late 20s, about 5 feet 10 inches tall with a thin build and a goatee.

Police said the suspect was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, dark pants and white tennis shoes.

The gun was black in color.

Anyone with information about the robbery is urged to get in touch with police at (650) 877-8900, on the anonymous tip line at (650) 952-2244 or by email at tips@ssf.net.