STOCKTON, CA — A pastor of a church north of downtown was attacked and robbed by a lone assailant Sunday evening, police reported.
The victim, who was not identified other than his position at the church, was not injured.
The attack occurred about 6 p.m. at Flock of God Heritage Church of God in Christ 800 block of North Center Street. The small church provides homeless outreach, offering free meals and free clothing.
The assailant entered the church office and took the pastor’s cellphone after attacking him. He then fled on foot in an unknown direction, according to police.
He was described as a man in his 30s, 6 feet tall, last seen wearing a black beanie and black leather jacket.