Police report four robberies in the Mission in two days, three of which involved a firearm.
Two men in hoodies approached a 25-year-old man at 16th and Mission streets at 4:20 p.m. on November 4, demanding that he give up his property. The victim complied, and the suspects were able to flee on foot after stealing the man’s wallet and and phone. No arrest was made.
Later that evening, at 9:30 p.m., another 25-year-old man was robbed of his belongings, this time at 24th and Capp streets. The suspects are described as two males, ages 20-25, who approached the victim while he was walking and then restrained him. One of the suspects then went through his pockets, retrieving his wallet, money, and ID card. The victim was not injured, and the suspects fled on foot.
Also on November 4, a man between the ages of 20-30 walked into a business near 24th and Folsom streets carrying a handgun. He pointed the gun at a 45-year-old man who was working in the store and stole the victim’s laptop. The robber was not identified.
At 22nd and Harrison streets on November 5, a 32-year-old man was robbed at gunpoint at 10:50 p.m. The suspects were two men, estimated to be between 30-35 years old, who approached the victim, one from the front and the other coming up on him from behind. The victim was punched in his face from the suspect behind him, while the other suspect held a gun to his face and demanded that the man give up his backpack, wallet, laptop, smart phone and cash. Both of the suspects were able to flee the scene, and the victim suffered a bruise to his face. No arrests have been made.
Crime is trauma and the county offers different services. Here is a link to a page of services.
Victims of violent crime can also contact the Trauma Recovery Center at UCSF.