A 14-year-old girl was arrested after she and two other teens attacked and robbed a 27-year-old woman inside of a store near 26th and Mission streets on Tuesday night. Police report the group followed the victim into the store sometime around 9:30 p.m., where the 14-year-old began attacking her. The victim’s cell phone fell to the ground during the struggle, and one of the other teens snatched it up and left the store.
A security guard was able to stop the suspect and retrieve the victim’s phone. Police who arrived at the scene took the 14-year-old into custody, but the other teens managed to flee the scene.
At 9:30 p.m. on Monday, a 44-year-old woman walking on Mission Street between 24th and 25th streets was approached from behind by an unknown male suspect. The man put a hard object on the woman’s back, and the woman froze. The man took her purse and fled on foot, and was not arrested.