Concord Police are asking for the community's assistance on this one.
On Tuesday, around 1:54 a.m., a man was walking to his apartment at 1650 Pine St. when another man approached him and asked for a dollar, a release from the department stated.
When the victim gave the suspect a dollar, the suspect then demanded the victim's wallet and cell phone.
The release continues:
The victim refused to surrender those items and was immediately struck and knocked to the ground. The suspect then produced a shotgun and struck the victim about the head and face with the butt-end of the weapon. The suspect removed the victim’s wallet and fled the area on foot. The victim was transported to John Muir Medical Center Concord with significant non-life threatening injuries.
The suspect is a black male adult, 25 to 30 years of age, 6 feet tall, thin build, clean shaven, wearing a white long sleeve shirt and dark blue or black pants. He had been seen walking in the area previous to the robbery with an unknown black male subject.
Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Major Crimes Unit Detective Thomas Parodi at (925) 603-5867. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous can call the Concord Police Department Tip-line at (925) 603-5836.