Tag Archives: burglary

Two hot prowl burglaries in SF Mission

Police report that the Mission saw two hot prowl burglaries — that’s when someone breaks into a home while the occupant is inside — on Monday night, resulting in property loss but no injuries. On Monday at around 7 p.m. at 21st and Folsom streets, a resident left his front window open while he slept. The next morning he awoke...

18-year-old escapes kidnapper in SF Mission

An 18-year-old woman was briefly held captive in a man’s car in an incident that unfolded on 21st and Folsom streets at 2:03 a.m. on Wednesday. The woman had met up with an unidentified 24-year-old man and gotten into his car, but when she tried to leave, the suspect wouldn’t let her. Eventually the woman spotted some police officers, escaped the...

Skateboard assault and hit-and-run in SF Mission

Police report a 29-year-old man was the victim of a skateboard attack Saturday afternoon. At 5:30 p.m., the victim was walking through Potrero del Sol park when two youths, one estimated to be 10 or 11 years old and the other estimated to be 14-16 years old, threw water on the man. The youths then hit the victim with a...

Woman stabbed after asking man for a ride in SF Mission

Police report a woman was stabbed Saturday morning at 22nd and Mission streets. The 26-year-old woman asked the man, estimated to be in his 20s, for a ride around 4:20 a.m. The man then demanded the woman’s property, before stabbing her in the stomach with a knife. The suspect then fled in his sedan, while the victim transported herself to...

Teen robbed near SF Mission’s Dolores Park

Following Tuesday night’s madness at Dolores Park, police report that a 17-year-old boy was robbed at 18th and Dolores streets by two other teens at about 11 p.m. on Tuesday. The victim was standing on the corner of the intersection when he was approached by two other teens, who demanded his property. As the victim refused, one of the suspects grabbed...

Woman threatened with gun, man punched in Mission District robberies

Police report two robberies occurred in the Mission on Wednesday. The first robber approached a 46-year-old woman who was getting out of her car on 16th and Folsom streets just after midnight on Wednesday. The robber came up behind her and brandished a gun, demanding money from the woman. The woman handed over her money and jewelry, and the robber...

Two men critically injured, 14-year-old robbed and more

Two men are in life-threatening condition after stabbings in the Mission District, police report. In one incident on Sunday afternoon, officers were called to 16th and Capp streets and found a man in his 20s suffering from a stab wound. A second victim, age 21, was then found on 15th Street near Mission Street. This man told police he had...

Robber pulls gun on woman who resisted handing over her purse

Police responded to a robbery on Wednesday afternoon. At 3:30 p.m., on Folsom Street between 14th and 15th streets, a man in his 30s tried to grab a 54-year-old woman’s purse. The woman struggled to retain the purse, but the man brandished a handgun. The woman relented and handed over her purse. The suspect jumped into a car driven by...

Pair robs man on South Van Ness, power tools nabbed from Mission home

Police report a 25-year-old man was robbed by a man and a woman on South Van Ness Avenue between 16th and 17th streets at about 1:45 a.m. on Tuesday. The victim, a 25-year-old man, had been talking with a woman aged about 30 when a man estimated to be 24 years old came up from behind, then grabbed and held the...

Woman in critical condition after possible hit and run in SF Mission

A 32-year-old woman is in critical condition following a possible hit and run on Sunday morning.  The woman was found around 3:51 a.m. lying in a street near the intersection of 16th Street and Potrero Avenue with life-threatening injuries, police report.  A suspect and vehicle description were not immediately available, and the woman was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. Assault...

SF Mission Crime: Man punched over his laptop, cell phone

A man was assaulted and robbed of his laptop and cell phone on Wednesday evening while walking northbound on Stevenson Street toward Valencia Street. According to police reports, the man crossed paths with the suspect in the attack, a man estimated to be in his 20s,  who was walking in the opposite direction on Stevenson Street. The suspect approached the...

Suspect uses “unknown liquid” to rob man in Dolores Park

A 48-year-old man was sitting on a Dolores Park bench on Saturday at 8:30 p.m. when someone robbed him with help from an “unknown liquid,” according the the SFPD crime report. The victim was talking on the phone when a man, who appeared to be in his 20s, approached him and sprayed him with the liquid. While the victim was...

Woman slashed with knife in Mission, Bernal robbery victim briefly kidnapped

Police report a 49-year-old woman was walking along 16th Street between Mission and Valencia streets at 10:45 p.m. on Friday when a man in his 20s came from the opposite direction and slashed her with a knife. The man fled on foot along 16th Street toward Mission Street and was not arrested. The victim was transported to the hospital with...

Man arrested in BB gun beating, assault sends senior to hospital

A 19-year-old man was arrested on Sunday evening after making threats and hitting another man with a BB gun.  The incident occurred near 23rd and Mission streets, as the 27-year-old victim and two friends were walking to a business in the area. The suspect reportedly followed the group and asked them a question. The suspect then made threatening statements and, according to a...

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...