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Police report a 44-year-old man was stabbed at 12:44 a.m. on Monday inside someone’s home. The incident occurred on 20th Street between South Van Ness Avenue and Capp Street, the home of the 50-year-old suspect. The victim had been staying there as a guest when the suspect attacked him for a reason unknown to police.

The victim was transported to the hospital in non-life-threatening condition. No arrest has been made.


At 9:39 p.m. Thursday, a youth estimated to be 15 or 16 years old, described as five feet and four inches tall with a slim build and long hair, rolled up to a 52-year-old man on his skateboard on 21st Street between Folsom and Shotwell streets. The youth then pushed the man and stole his cell phone. No injuries were reported, and no arrest was made.

On Saturday at 2:30 a.m., two men in their 20s walked up to a 19-year-old man at a bus stop at 16th and Mission streets. The men punched the victim and stole his backpack, then boarded the bus and fled. The victim was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and no arrest has been made.

Another robbery took place on 18th Street between Church and Sanchez streets on Saturday night. At 10:30 p.m., a 22-year-old woman was walking down the street when a man approached and demanded she hand over her belongings. He then yanked a necklace from the woman’s neck and drew a knife, at which point the woman gave the suspect her cell phone, purse, watch and car keys. The man fled eastbound on 18th Street and was not arrested. The woman was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Recent calls for service to police can be found on CrimeMapping.

Crime is trauma and the county offers different services, which can be found hereVictims of violent crime can also contact the Trauma Recovery Center at UCSF.

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