Tag Archives: burglary

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...

Adult men wrestle with teen over cell phone

A teen was robbed while riding the bus near 22nd Street and Potrero Avenue on Thursday evening. At about 10:16 p.m., a struggle ensued over the teen’s iPhone 7 after two men estimated to be in their early to mid-20s approached her and attempted to grab the cell phone from her hands. When the teen refused to let go, one of the men...

Carjacking at a Mission District red light ends in arrest

Police report two women, age 40 and 47, were sitting in their car at a red light at 1:16 p.m. on Monday when a 52-year-old man jumped in the back seat. The man ordered one of the women to drive, but both women got out of the car instead. The suspect then got into the driver’s seat and drove off. Later, the suspect...

SF Mission man deters would-be burglar by feeding her

A 32-year-old man who became the victim of a burglary early Tuesday morning turned the tables by feeding the hungry home intruder.  Police report that the man woke up to sounds in his Linda Street residence around 6:20 a.m. and discovered a woman in his hallway. The woman, estimated to be in her 30s, told the victim that she had been in...

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...

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...

Elderly Man Robbed, 24th St. Public Bathroom Set Ablaze

A 72-year-old man was robbed while walking along 16th and Church streets at 1:30 a.m. on Thursday. According to police reports, who unidentified men approached the elderly man from behind and pushed him before stealing his back pack and wallet. The elderly man was not injured in the attack, and the suspects fled on foot, evading arrest. At 3 a.m....

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...

Robber Stabs 58-Year-Old Victim in Mission District

Police report a 58-year-old man was stabbed early Thursday morning. The man was walking near 25th and Mission streets together with a second, 31-year-old, man at 12:45 a.m. the morning of March 2, when a man and woman approached. The male suspect stabbed the older man before taking his cell phone, while the woman pushed the second victim and took his wallet. Both...

Two Injured in 24th St. Shooting, Man Beaten with Construction Cone

A 27-year-old man is in life-threatening condition and a 28-year-old woman injured after they were targeted in a drive-by shooting near 24th and Hampshire streets on Saturday night. The pair were reportedly standing outside of Ricci’s Market at 2790 24th St. when, around 11:35 p.m., a vehicle with two unidentified male occupants drove by. As the suspects began firing rounds of...

Man Attacked with Machete, Tent Blaze in SF Mission

A 42-year-old man was attacked with a machete in a brutal Valentine’s Day robbery. The man was walking near Cesar Chavez and Harrison streets at 9:30 p.m. A man approached, and started yelling at him.  The stranger began swinging at the victim with a machete, striking him in the face and causing him to fall to the ground, according to police reports. The victim...

Six Robberies in SF Mission, One Robber Flees into Gambling Den

Reader Report: Robber Heads to Gambling Den A reader who lives near the gambling den on Lilac Alley (with its other entrance on Mission Street) near 25th Street now reports her friend was robbed near there over the weekend. The friend reportedly was walking on 25th and Capp streets when a man put a gun to her head, demanded her purse, and then...

Woman Violently Robbed of Phone, a Brawl and Multiple Mission Burglaries

A 50-year-old woman was injured in a struggle over her cell phone on Wednesday morning. Police report that the woman was walking with her cell phone in hand near 23rd Street and South Van Ness Avenue at 1:20 a.m. when she was approached by two unidentified men. As one of the men grabbed her phone, the woman resisted and a struggle ensued....

Man Kicks in Door, Steals Phone Charger in Mission District Burglary

A forceful burglary in which a cell phone charger was reported stolen occurred at a 15th and Julian street residence Thursday morning. Police report that the resident of the home, a 36-year-old man, knows the 30-year-old man who forcefully entered his residence at 4 a.m. by kicking in the victim’s door, but have not made an arrest. Crime is trauma and the...