Three armed robberies occurred in the Mission during the first three days of the new year, according to police.
The first was on the 300 block of Division at 2:30 a.m. on Saturday, when two men in their early 20s approached the victim, attacked him and stabbed him while he was on the ground. The suspects took the victim’s wallet and ran, according to the police report. The victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
Later that day, shortly before midnight, a man and a woman in their 20s robbed another man at gunpoint. The incident occurred on South Van Ness Avenue, between 17th and 18th streets.
According to police, the two suspects approached the man from behind, took some money and told him not to call the police. They then took off in a black Corvette.
The third armed robbery took place on Potrero Avenue between, 23rd and 24th streets, shortly after midnight on Sunday morning.
A man, 30 to 35 years old, pointed a gun at a store clerk and asked for money. The clerk put the money on the counter, and the suspect took it and ran off.