A 75-year-old man was knocked to the ground and robbed of his laptop in the middle of the afternoon in Russian Hill on Wednesday, police said.
The cowardly crook crept up behind the elderly man at Broadway Avenue and Jones Street around 1:30 p.m.
The thug knocked the victim to the ground, yanked away his laptop and fled, police said.
The man was injured, but refused medical attention.
There was no arrest.