Hair Heist, Motorcycle Collision in SF Mission

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A traffic collision between a MUNI bus and a motorcyclist near 21st and Mission streets on Tuesday sent the latter to the hospital in non-life-threatening condition. The 42-year-old motorist was traveling southbound on Mission Street at “a high rate of speed,” police report.

The man then lost control as he made a sudden maneuver, colliding with the front end of a bus that had pulled into a stop to unload passengers. The collision caused the driver to be ejected from the motorcycle, and he lost consciousness following the impact. While no Muni passengers were injured, the motorist was transported to the hospital, where he was treated for a broken clavicle but has since been released.

A witness to the incident tweeted about it and told Mission Local the motorcyclist collided with a taxi, not a bus, and that the taxi driver immediately departed after the collision. The motorcyclist, she said, seemed to have lost consciousness and then regained it before emergency workers transported him to the hospital.

Hair Robbery

Things got hairy on Monday night for a woman who walked into a store near Bryant and 16th streets armed with a knife and the intention of stealing a weave.  The incident occurred at 6:17 p.m., when the woman, estimated to be between 45 and 50 years old, entered the store with along with an unidentified man.

Once inside, the woman brandished a knife and proceeded cut the hair weave from its secure location in the store. Caught in the act, the woman was confronted by an employee of the store, and quickly fled with her accomplice. No arrests have been made and the hair product was not recovered.

At 11:20 p.m. on Tuesday, a 31-year-0ld man was walking while pushing his bicycle after exiting the BART station at Mission and 16th streets when he was attacked and robbed by two men estimated to be in their 20s or 30s. At the street level BART Plaza, the two suspects ran up to the man and started punching him multiple times. One of the suspects grabbed the victim’s bicycle and rode away, while the other was also able to flee on foot. 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.

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