Arson

As if being prematurely uprooted, decorated and then cast aside like garbage wasn’t bad enough, a defenseless Christmas tree was set on fire when it was left lying next to a woman’s car on the 200 block of Capp Street around 6 p.m. on Wednesday. The passenger side of the car was burned, and the suspects — two white females aged 27 and 25 — fled the scene but were followed by the woman driving the car. The police arrived on the scene and the two suspects were arrested.

Assault

At 2 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon, a 29-year-old white female was drinking with a Hispanic male between the ages of 40 and 55 at 24th and South Van Ness. Upon announcing she was leaving, the man became irate and began waving a knife around, which he then used to cut the woman on her hand. The woman fled the scene, and was treated shortly thereafter for the non-life-threatening laceration to her finger.

 

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  1. The two people that followed the girls were not connected to the car. One had just parked her car somewhere else and saw it happen, the other whom I know was following the while talking to a 911 dispatcher.