Crime Recap: Woman Sprayed With Chemical, Mugged


Police reported that at 7:05 p.m. a male suspect approached a man from behind on a Muni bus and stole his phone. The suspect then left the bus and fled the scene on foot. No arrests were made.


At 9:40 p.m. two male suspects approached a woman near South Van Ness and 24th Street and grabbed her purse, police reported. One of the suspects pushed her to the ground and then sprayed her with a caustic chemical. The suspects fled the scene on foot. The victim suffered redness to the face but declined medical treatment.

No arrests were made.

Filed under: Mobile, Today's Mission, Trouble

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  1. Chris

    Please post more detailed description of the perpetrators, if available.

  2. Jun

    I dream of the day that we no longer hear of these senseless acts of male violence.
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  3. Pamela

    Description of these people. This continued violence is disgusting.

  4. randolph mortimer

    You don’t need descriptions, just assume every male in the Mission is armed and looking to mug you.

    • Kbarb

      >>every male in the Mission

      Right, half the Mission population is malevolent.
      We’re supposed to take you seriously ?

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