Tag Archives: assault

Assaults in SF Mission, one with “Wet Floor” sign, leave three injured and one arrested

Three men were sent to the hospital this weekend after being assaulted in separate incidents in the Mission District. The first assault occurred on Friday night near 16th and Shotwell streets, after a verbal argument between a 58-year-old man and an unidentified woman turned physical. At about 10:53 p.m., police report that the woman grabbed a metal pipe and struck the...

Stabbing victim in critical condition, multiple assaults and robberies in SF Mission

Police report a 29-year-old man was transported to the hospital in life-threatening condition after a stabbing early Saturday morning. At 4:27 a.m., the man was in a physical altercation with a 29-year-old man on Folsom Street between 20th and 21st streets when the older man pulled out a knife and stabbed him. Officers responding to the scene located the suspect and arrested...

Man beaten after refusing to let stranger borrow his phone

A 41-year-old man was assaulted near 16th and Capp streets after refusing to give another man permission to use his cell phone. At about 10:40 p.m. on Monday, the victim was approached by a man estimated to be in his mid-30s, who asked the victim if he could borrow his phone. According to police reports, the victim refused and crossed the street in...

Unprovoked Mission District attack with rocks, metal tube leaves man injured

Police report that a 43-year-old man was walking on Clarion Alley near Mission Street at 9:40 p.m. on Wednesday when, reportedly unprovoked, a man in his 40s hit him on the head with a bottle and then assaulted him with a metal tube and rocks.  The victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries while the suspect fled on foot and was not arrested. Robbery At...

Woman escapes kidnapper, man arrested in fork stabbing

San Francisco Police are investigating an attempted kidnapping near 16th Street and South Van Ness Avenue on Saturday. At about 9 p.m., the female victim and the suspect, a 55-year-old woman, reportedly walked into the suspect’s residence near the intersection. Upon entering the lobby, the victim refused to accompany the suspect into her upstairs room. The suspect then grabbed the victim...

Lyft Driver Beaten by Bikers Speaks Out About Attack (KRON4, ABC7)

Police have made no arrests in the March 8 beating of Lyft driver on the southbound Highway 101 by a group of some 15 dirt bikers, captured in a cell phone video that went viral. On Tuesday, the victim, 35-year-old Alex Quintana, turned to the public for help in finding his attackers. According to KRON4 News, The attack sent Quintana to San Francisco...

Robber Strikes Victims with Pipe, Group Assaults Woman in SF Mission

Police report a robber hit two victims with a pipe Tuesday afternoon. The man came up behind two men, aged 50 and 39, who were walking near 17th and Capp streets at 3:21 p.m. on Tuesday. The robber, estimated to be about 50 years old, struck both men with a pipe and then went through their pockets, taking a cell phone...

Police Nab SF Mission Taxi Cab Hijacker

A 33-year-old man was arrested early Sunday morning after hijacking a taxi cab by threatening its driver with a knife.  According to police reports, the cab driver, a 54-year-old man, picked up the suspect near 15th and Guerrero streets some time around 3:10 a.m. The suspect then pulled out a knife and forced the cab driver to take him home. The victim drove several...

Group of Bikers Attack Driver on Highway, Four Arrests in SF Mission

SF Gate reports that a group of dirt bikers vandalized a car and assaulted its driver on the 101 Highway on Wednesday afternoon. The victim suffered a broken-leg from the attack, which occurred at 6 p.m. at the Cesar Chavez Street exit and was caught on video by several witnesses. It is unclear what provoked the incident, but the victim, seen in...

Man Injured in SF Mission Baseball Bat Beating

A 44-year-old man was transported to the hospital  in non-life threatening condition after he was assaulted with a baseball bat on Sunday night. The attack occurred sometime between 9 and 10 p.m. near 21st and York streets. According to police,  the victim was approached from behind by an unidentified man who struck him in the back of the head with...
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Man in Critical Condition After Bernal Assault, Drive-By Shooting in Mission

Police report a 27-year-old man was left in life-threatening condition after a fight at 30th and Mission streets early Saturday morning. Officers witnessed a fight at around 1:30 a.m. on Saturday, and saw the victim on the ground with an 18-year-old man on top of him. The suspect ran off as police stopped the car next to him, but was caught and...

Man in Critical Condition After Hammer Attack in SF Mission

A 55-year-old man was transported to the hospital in critical condition on Friday morning after he was assaulted with a hammer. The assault occurred at 12:40 a.m. at the intersection of Division and Brannan streets. According to police reports, the victim was involved in an altercation with a family member when the suspect, a 49-year-old man, stepped in to stop...

Police Impersonator Arrested, Multiple Violent Assaults in SF Mission

A 48-year-old man was arrested on Thursday for attempted kidnapping and for impersonating a police officer. According to police reports, the suspect threatened a 38-year-old man and demanded that the victim take him to a local hotel sometime around 7 a.m. It is unclear if the two men knew each other. After the victim refused to comply, the suspect brandished...

Man Arrested For Hurling Glass at Bartender, Woman Robbed in SF Mission

A 47-year-old woman was attacked and robbed near 24th and Shotwell streets on Saturday. At about 9:30 p.m., the assailant, a man between the ages of 25 and 30, walked up to the woman from behind, grabbed her and threw her to the ground before robbing her of her purse, wallet, and cell phone, according to police reports. The woman sustained back...

Two In Critical Condition After Weekend Crimes, Six Robbed in SF Mission

A 44-year-old man was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after a stabbing on Friday afternoon at the 16th and Mission BART Plaza. The physical altercation between the victim and the 37-year-old suspect began at 1:50 p.m. and escalated when the latter pulled out a knife and stabbed the victim. The suspect then fled on foot, entering a Muni bus while...