WALNUT CREEK -- Police on Wednesday released a surveillance picture of a woman suspected of robbing a cabdriver of his fares last week.
The woman, described by police as a white female, approximately 5 feet, 7 inches tall and 120 pounds with dirty blonde hair was recorded on video at a Unocal 76 gas station on Pacheco Boulevard, shortly after the robbery, police said.
Police said she had robbed the driver, using physical force, after he picked her up just before 8:30 a.m. on June 6, at Treat Boulevard and Bancroft Road.
An unsuspecting driver gave the woman a ride to Pacheco after the robbery, police said. She told the woman her name was Caitlin.
The suspect was wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt and black stretch pants and was carrying a dark backpack when she fled on foot down Bancroft toward the freeway, police said.
Anyone who recognizes the woman or who has information is asked to call Det. Bill Jeha at 925-256-3518.
Contact Rick Hurd at 925-945-4789 and follow him at Twitter.com/3rdERH.