Woman reports robbery on trail between Alameda Ave and Taylor Street.

On 08/27/2019 at 2:03 PM a 40 year old Astoria woman called 911 reporting she had been robbed when a male subject grabbed her in a “bear hug” and reportedly stole currency and prescription medication from her pants pockets while she walking on a trail near Smith Point in Astoria.  The suspect is described as unshaven (2-3 days growth) white male, medium build, medium height with shoulder length medium to dark brown curly hair.  The suspect was reportedly wearing a “grungy” dark color, Carhartt style jacket, a dark t-shirt and blue jeans.  The suspect was last seen running uphill towards Alameda Ave.  Officers searched the area but were unable to locate the suspect.   Anyone who may have information regarding this incident is asked to call the Astoria Police Department at 503-325-4411.