A man was beaten with a bottle at 12:20 a.m. on Saturday, September 3, on Mission Street between 13th and 14th streets, the police report. The suspect, a 25-year-old man, hit his 27-year-old male victim in the head with a beer bottle. When the victim lost consciousness, witnesses told police, the suspect straddled the victim and then hit him several times in the face, then fled before police arrived. The victim was transported to the hospital and is reported to be in stable condition. The suspect has not been arrested.
Man stabbed in robbery attempt
Three men rolled up to a 22-year-old man on their bicycles at 17th and Shotwell streets at 3:45 a.m. on Sunday. One of the cyclists approached the victim and demanded he hand over his belongings. When the victim refused, a physical altercation ensued, and one of the men stabbed the victim in the abdomen. No arrests were made, and the victim is in stable condition after transport to the hospital.
At 11 p.m. on Friday, September 2, a 38-year-old man was counting money in his delivery truck at 16th and Valencia streets when a 38-year-old woman approached him and brandished a handgun, demanding his wallet. The man complied, and the suspect fled on foot, evading arrest.
A 27-year-old man was talking on his phone at 16th and Mission streets at 1:45 a.m. on Sunday when a man in his late 30s skated by and snatched the victim’s phone, then skated away. No arrest was made, and the victim was uninjured.
Four men in their 20s robbed a 43-year-old man at 14th and Shotwell streets at 1:30 p.m. on Monday. One of the suspects approached the victim and pointed a semi-automatic handgun at him. The robber then took the victim’s backpack out of his hand while a second man went through his pockets and two more acted as lookouts. The men then fled in different directions with the victim’s cellphone and backpack. No arrests were made.
A 45-year-old man living on Treat Avenue between 24th and 25th streets was preparing to leave his home on Friday when he noticed that the garage door had been opened and his bicycle had been stolen, apparently between 4 and 7 a.m. by a man estimated to be in his 30s. No arrest has been made.
Also on Friday, at 10:28 p.m., a 25-year-old woman reported being in her room at her home on 23rd Street between Potrero and Vermont streets when she heard voices in the apartment and noticed her front door had been left unlocked. The victim called the police, but no arrests were made and nothing was taken.
And at 10:30 p.m. on Friday, a 34-year-old man saw someone enter his garage on Ramona Avenue near 14th Street from across the street. He saw the roughly 40-year-old man exit with some of his belongings, confronted the burglar, and was able to reclaim his property. The victim fled, and no arrest was 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.