This weekend in the Mission District saw a woman stabbed, two men robbed and a Christmas tree set on fire:

A woman was stabbed by a suspect identified as a Hispanic male at 2:30 a.m. Saturday near 24th and Mission streets, where the two were arguing. Sgt. Wilfred Williams, with the police department, said the man, who is believed to be between the ages of 26 and 29, was urinating in public before the two began arguing. The woman received “non-life threatening” injuries. No arrests have been made.

Four men, all identified as white males, robbed a man walking in Dolores Park near 19th and Dolores at 2:40 a.m. on Saturday. The suspects took his cell phone. At least one arrest has been made, according to police.

A man identified as a 35-year-old white male was arrested while setting a discarded Christmas tree on fire at 1:59 a.m. Monday morning on 17th and Valencia. Note – do not set Christmas trees on fire in front of police stations.

At 2:30 a.m. a suspect identified as a Hispanic male struck and robbed another man on the 2200 block of Mission Street (between 18th and 19th streets.) The victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries. No arrests have been made.

If you have any information regarding these crimes, please call the police department’s confidential tip line at 575-4444, or the robbery section at 553-1201.

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Rosa Ramirez grew up listening to stories about her father and uncles migrating from a small rural town in Mexico to work in the garment district in Los Angeles. Now, as a reporter for Mission Loc@l, Rosa enjoys telling the stories of immigrants from Latin America and other parts of the world who are making San Francisco their new home.
Her beat is San Francisco City College and higher education.
Before coming to UC Berkeley, Rosa worked for various news organizations across the country including Hispanic Link News Service, Birmingham Post-Herald, Rocky Mountain News and Daytona Beach News-Journal.
Rosa, who speaks Spanish and Portuguese, graduated from the George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

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