74-year-old man cited for punching woman

A 74-year-old man police suspect of punching a woman in the face during a Daly City traffic dispute Monday has been cited on suspicion of misdemeanor assault,  according to a police spokesman.

The suspect, who was walking on the sidewalk of Mission Street near Price Street, allegedly punched the woman in the face through the open window of her car after he accused her of running into him, said Daly City police Sgt. Ron Harrison.

Daly City Police

The man, whose name was not released, left the scene but police were able to identify and track him down Wednesday with the help of a tipster, Harrison said.

He was cited and released and the case has been sent to the San Mateo District Attorney’s Office, which will decide whether to pursue the charge.