Friday, November 12

At 7:35 p.m., a male suspect in his 20s approached a 24-year-old man, brandished a knife and stole his iPhone. The theft took place on the 1300 block of Natoma Street between 14th and 15th streets. There were no injuries and no arrests have been made, according to the police report.

Later that evening, at 9:45, a 30-year-old woman was robbed near the corner of 20th and Dolores streets by three suspects: two females between the ages of 18 to 20 and one male, 18 to 25. The victim was approached from behind by one of the suspects, who grabbed her purse.

The victim told police she resisted, holding on to her purse, until one of the female suspects pushed her and took the purse. As they were struggling, the victim’s iPhone fell on the ground and was taken by the other two suspects. All of the suspects fled on foot, and there were no injuries. An arrest was made, but police were unable to clarify how many of the three suspects were arrested.

Saturday, November 13

At 2:15 a.m., the victims, three women in their 20s, got into an argument with the two male suspects, ages 28 and 29, near the corner of 20th and Mission streets. One of the women was taking pictures of the men when the 28-year-old suspect grabbed the disposable camera, pushed the woman to the ground and kept the camera.

The second suspect then grabbed the other two women in the group, punched them and threw them to the ground. One of the victims sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to San Francisco General Hospital. There was an arrest, but police were unable to clarify whether both of the suspects were arrested or only one.

An 18-year-old woman got into an argument with a 17-year-old juvenile female at 10:30 p.m. near the corner of 16th and Potrero streets. The woman stabbed the juvenile in the upper body area, resulting in non-life-threatening injuries. The victim was taken to SF General. The suspect has been arrested.

Sunday, November 14

At 12:15 a.m., a 50 year-old man walked into a store on 24th and Shotwell streets and pointed a knife at the store clerk, a 36-year-old man. The suspect then took a bottle of wine and walked past the victim while pointing the knife at him, but did not hurt him. The suspect walked out of the store with the bottle of wine and was detained by police and taken into custody.

Monday, November 15

At 2:30 a.m., an 18-year-old woman approached a 23-year-old man near the corner of 20th and Capp streets. The woman pulled out a knife and took an unknown amount of cash from the victim. She poked him with the knife but did not actually puncture his skin, police reported. There were no injuries, and the suspect has been arrested.

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Mabel Jiménez

Mabel Jiménez is a freelance multimedia journalist and photographer who studied Photography and Journalism at San Francisco State University. She can't stay very long in one place and will gladly take an assignment almost anywhere in the world, especially if it's shooting for NGOs/non-profits.

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