Pride Weekend Crime Recap: Robberies, Many Arrests

It was not a happy Pride for everyone this weekend.

In addition to the arrests made at the protest outside the Armory,  six robberies and one aggravated assault occurred in the Mission during San Francisco’s Pride Celebration this past weekend, according to the SFPD.

At 2:15 a.m. Saturday, a 22-year-old man with a knife approached a 26-year-old man and demanded his money, wallet and cell phone on Market Street between Dolores and Guerrero Streets. The suspect fled on flood after the victim handed over his property.

Around the same time, another robbery took place on 15th Street near Minna Street. SFPD reports that an 18-year-old woman was accosted by three suspects who appeared to be in their 20s. They demanded her money and then ran away.

At 3:05 a.m. that same night, a 25-year-old woman was robbed on Valencia and 14th Street by a 25-year-old man who took her wallet, money and credit cards. According to the woman, she was sitting in her car when the man smashed her passenger window and reached inside taking her wallet. The suspect fled on foot in an unknown direction.

Later that day, a 22-year-old female got attacked by a six females ages 18 to 22 at 8:44 p.m. on Market Street near Church Street. One of them wielded a 12-inch unknown white cylinder object, according to police, and hit the victim. With a bloody nose and a swollen jaw and forehead, the victim went unconscious and was transported to the hospital.

Soon after at 4:30 p.m., a 43-year-old man got his backpack filled with books and a cellphone charger stolen by an unknown suspect near Florida Street and 16 Street.

Monday morning at 4:54 p.m., a 33-year-old man was approached by three men who stole his cell phone and cash while walking on Capp Street near 20th Street. All three suspects fled on foot.

No arrests have been made in any of the above cases.

Moreover, according to SFPD Officer Gordon Shyy, 30 people were arrested for public intoxication and six people were arrested for felonies including one knife violation in the Mission District.

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