Photo by Lola M. Chavez

Police report a 47-year-old woman was robbed at knifepoint inside of a store near 16th and Mission streets at 10:40 a.m. Wednesday.

The woman was approached by a man believed to be in his 50s, who pulled out a knife and demanded the woman’s money. The man took the cash and ran away northbound on Mission Street.

No injuries were reported and no arrest has been made.

Two women believed to be in their 20s robbed a 48-year-old woman of her cell phone at a business near 24th Street and Treat Avenue just after 5 p.m. Wednesday.

The victim was sitting in a business holding her phone when one of the suspects punched the victim and snatched her phone after a struggle. The two suspects ran away in an unknown direction.

The victim reported minor injuries. No arrest has been made.

Two men ages 18 and 44 were robbed at a business near the Hairball at Cesar Chavez Street and Potrero Avenue around 5 p.m. Wednesday.

A man believed to be in his early 20s walked into the business and “dragged” one of the victims. When the second victim tried to intervene, the suspect hit him with a metal object and stole his cash and wallet.

One of the victims was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. No arrest has been made.

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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Julian grew up in the East Bay and moved to San Francisco in 2014. Before joining Mission Local, he wrote for the East Bay Express, the SF Bay Guardian, and the San Francisco Business Times.

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