Suspect Arrested For Violent Robbery of Senior

Police said today that a suspect was arrested on Sunday for a violent home invasion robbery in San Francisco’s South Beach neighborhood. 

San Francisco resident Kem Le Blanc, 30, was arrested at about 2:50 p.m. at a bus stop at Fifth and Howard streets, about 24 hours after he supposedly beat and choked a 65-year-old woman and stole some of her property. 

Police responded at 2:31 p.m. on Saturday to a report of a robbery at a home in the 200 block of King Street. 

The victim was taken to a hospital and treated for injuries which were not life-threatening. 

Police said when they found Le Blanc he supposedly still had some of the stolen goods. 

Le Blanc was booked into the county jail on suspicion of burglary, robbery, false imprisonment-elder abuse, elder abuse causing injury and possession of stolen property. 

According to the police, Le Blanc is on parole.

Anyone with more information about the robbery is asked to call the Police Department’s 24-hour tip line at (415) 575-4444 or text the tip to TIP411 and begin the text with SFPD. All tips can be made anonymously. 

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