Man robbed of car on SF’s Capp Street

Photo by Lola M. Chavez

Police report that two men, believed to be in their late 20s, robbed a 34-year-old man of his car using a knife. The incident unfolded on 22nd and Capp streets at 4 a.m. on Saturday.

After the victim got into his car, the two suspects approached, threatened him with a knife and demanded the car. The victim turned it over, and the suspects drove away northbound on Capp Street.

No injuries were reported. No arrests have been made.

It was one of three carjackings reported by police over the weekend citywide. The other two occurred in the Bayview and North Beach, respectively.

Attempted Arson 

At around 9:30 p.m. on Sunday, a 38-year-old man was arrested for trying to set fire to his belongings at a restaurant on 24th and Mission streets.

The man first attempted to set his belongings on fire inside the restaurant, and later outside on the stairs. An employee ended up putting out the fire. In the end, the man’s cell phone was damaged, and he was arrested.

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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