Elderly man robbed and assaulted

On 5/8/10, at 10:45 p.m., witnesses called 911 to report that an elderly male was being robbed in the 1500 block of Alaskan Way.  Officers responded and contacted the victim inside a nearby shelter.  The victim, who stays at the shelter, stated two unknown males came up from behind him and knocked him to the ground.  They then took his bag and fled on foot.  The victim could not provide a suspect description.