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Sleeping man targeted in Mission District stabbing

A man sleeping in a Mission District doorway was stabbed with an unidentified, sharp object early Wednesday morning.  The 43-year-old man had been asleep near 16th and Mission streets but awoke sometime around 4:56  a.m. to pain in his back. The victim witnessed an unidentified man run from the scene before realizing that he was stabbed. He was transported to...

Monday afternoon in the Mission sees two cell phone robberies

Robberies left two women with non-life-threatening injuries in separate cell phones incidents that took place in the Mission District on Monday afternoon, according to a police recap. One of the women, 33, was leaving a business at the corner of 16th and Albion streets at 3:30 p.m. when a man man started speaking to her, then grabbed her phone and...

Two arrested in separate SF Mission assaults

Police reported five assaults and two arrests in the Mission District over the weekend. At 1:39 a.m. on Saturday, a 25-year-old man was arrested near 16th and Albion streets after he reportedly assaulted a 26-year-old man. According to police, the suspect’s girlfriend was involved in an argument with the victim, who shoved her. The suspect then punched the victim, causing...

Man stable after stabbing, string of robberies in SF Mission

A 53-year-old man was the victim of a stabbing early Saturday near 23rd and Mission streets. The man was reportedly standing outside of a business around 2:05 a.m. when he became involved in a physical altercation with another man, estimated to be in his 20s. The suspect stabbed the 53-year-old man and then fled on foot, evading arrest. The victim...

Stabbing leaves man critically injured, witness targeted for reporting SF Mission assault

A 29-year-old man who was targeted in a stabbing early Thursday remains in life-threatening condition. The man was walking near the intersection of 25th and Mission streets at 3:15 a.m. when he was approached from behind by a man estimated to be in his early to mid-20s. The suspect stabbed the victim and fled the scene. According to police reports,...

(Updated) Man in critical condition after Capp St. shooting

Update: Police report that the shooting victim’s condition has stabilized. Original story: A 28-year-old man was critically injured in a shooting that took place early Wednesday morning near 23rd and Capp streets. Police report that the man was in the area around 2:47 a.m. when he first heard a round of gunshots  and then realized that he had been shot. The victim was...

Man injured in stabbing, another unharmed in attempted shooting

A 33-year-old man was transported to the hospital after he was stabbed near the freeway underpass at Cesar Chavez Street and Potrero Avenue on Saturday. According to police reports, the victim was attacked at 7 p.m. by two unidentified men who ran up to him, stabbed him with a knife and then fled the scene. No arrests have been made, and...

Teen targeted in 24th and Mission St. robbery

A teen was the victim of a robbery on Thursday afternoon at 24th and Mission streets. The teen, 17, was approached by two unidentified men at 4:20 p.m. who brandished a knife and demanded that he hand over his money.  The boy complied, and both suspects ran off on foot. Police have not made an arrest in the incident. Crime is trauma and the...

In prostitution focus, police pick up two minors

A community meeting held at Mission Police Station on Tuesday produced some answers and indicated progress on police’s efforts to combat prostitution in the Mission including an acknowledgement by the captain that two minors had been picked up and turned over to the proper authorities.   Police said they believe the two minors, picked up two weeks ago,  were victims...

Memorial Day weekend sees string of robberies, assaults in SF Mission

A group of men estimated to be in their late teens to early 20s attacked a 52-year-old man standing on the sidewalk near 22nd and Bryant streets on Saturday night. According to police reports, the victim was approached by the younger men who first asked him a question and then assaulted him to the point where the victim lost consciousness. 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...
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Bicyclist critically injured after being hit by car on Cesar Chavez St.

A a 25-year-old bicyclist remains in critical condition after he was struck by a vehicle Monday morning near the intersection of Cesar Chavez and Alabama streets.  Police report that the 29-year-old driver was traveling westbound on Cesar Chavez Street toward Valencia Street around 8 a.m., and struck the bicyclist while attempting to make a turn. Police also reported two robberies in...

Local rapper Rappin’ 4-Tay arrested in SF Mission

Police confirmed the arrest of San Francisco rapper Anthony Forté , better known by his stage name, Rappin’ 4-Tay, following a Mission Local reader’s report that alleged Forté to be the suspect in an attempted home invasion on Wednesday morning. San Francisco Police Department spokesperson Robert Rueca said that police responded to a call at 5:18 p.m. on May 10 of “someone trying to break...

Man searches for grandmother’s ashes stolen from car in SF Mission (SFGate)

Among the items nabbed from the car of a 23-year-old man in the Mission District earlier this week was something truly irreplaceable – his grandmother’s ashes. According to reports by SFGate, Joel Perkins had parked his car near 14th and Mission streets on Tuesday night to visit a friend in the area. Upon returning, Perkins noticed that his car had been broken into...