Pleasanton police are searching for a young man in connection with an armed robbery and assault around 10 p.m. June 13 near the intersection of Foothill Road and Deodar Way.
Police say the 27-year-old victim was approached on Foothill Road by a man who pointed a black semiautomatic pistol at him and demanded his belongings.
The suspect punched the victim in the face and took a white backpack containing his wallet and iPod Touch, then ran eastbound on Laurel Creek Road. The victim received minor injuries.
Police describe the suspect as an 18- to 20-year-old black male with short hair, about 5 foot 10 inches tall and weighing 150 pounds. He was last seen wearing a dark brown hooded sweatshirt and black jeans.
While police say they are following some leads, anyone with additional information is asked to contact them at 931-5100.