SFPD is looking for these four suspects in connection with a Muni robbery.

The San Francisco Police Department is asking the public’s help in identifying a group of suspects who have allegedly been stealing cellphones on the J-Church Muni line.

The light-rail surveillance camera captured photos of the alleged thieves as they took off with a phone. The video, released by the Mission Police Station, shows a man running out of the train, presumably after taking someone’s phone.

It’s possible that the same group is responsible for other thefts on the J-Church line, according to the Mission Police Station’s Twitter feed.

SFPD warned Muni riders to secure their phones and other personal items when sitting next to the door.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Sgt. Gilmore at 415-558-5400. For more information, see the Mission Police Station’s website

Rigoberto Hernandez

Rigoberto Hernandez is a journalism student at San Francisco State University. He has interned at The Oregonian and The Orange County Register, but prefers to report on the Mission District. In his spare...

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  1. I don’t see it. Or do you mean the man who at the end of the video leans over, but doesn’t leave his seat? Is the video supposed to indicate that his phone has been taken? Did he file a police report?

    1. At the end, the kid in the stairwell reaches over real quick and grabs something and then the man at the end leans over to the stairwell and looks after the guy … presumably running off with his cell phone.

  2. This is valuable news content.
    I’m thankful for ML for posting it.
    Can’t find this kind of news anywhere else.

    Those punk-ass kids need to be shown the pavement. No mercy.

    1. Ok I guess that the group did the previous crimes can only be “alleged.” How about, “this hoodlum and his companions suspected in other…”

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