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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...

[Updated] Man critically injured in stabbing near 24th St. BART Plaza

Police confirmed that the 24th and Mission Bart Plaza became the site of a stabbing that left a 26-year-old man in life-threatening condition on Thursday. The incident occurred around 4:30 p.m., when an argument between the victim and a 20-year-old man escalated. The suspect reportedly stabbed the 26-year-old with a knife and then fled on foot, evading arrest. The victim was transported to...

Man refuses to buy stranger a drink, gets robbed

A man was held at knife-point after refusing to buy a drink for another man near 17th and Mission streets early Tuesday morning. The 31-year-old victim was approached by the suspect, a man estimated to be in his early 20s, on the sidewalk and was told to buy him something to drink. When the victim refused, the suspect procured a...

Robber flags down victim, robs him of cash and car

A woman in her 20’s robbed a 31-year-old man near 19th and Capp streets early Wednesday morning. At about 6:30 a.m., the man was reportedly driving near the intersection when the woman flagged him down. Upon getting into his vehicle, the woman procured a knife and threatened the victim and demanding his money. Fearing for his life, the suspect complied, and continued...

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...

Senior’s beating with umbrella sends man to hospital

San Francisco police have not reported an arrest in the beating of a 52-year-old man by an umbrella-wielding senior. The April 17 incident sent the victim to the hospital after he and his  70-year-0ld attacker were involved in an altercation near 16th and Mission streets around noon. That altercation turned physical when the suspect hit the victim with his umbrella, causing non-life threatening...

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...

Man robbed, threatened at gunpoint after falling asleep in robber’s car

A 40-year-old man was robbed while asleep and threatened with a gun after he confronted his robber.  The victim reported getting into the car of a 45-year-old man car near Ellis and Polk streets and after driving around for some time, he fell asleep in the vehicle. When the victim awoke, he realized that his wallet was missing and confronted the driver....

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...

Two men targeted in separate Mission District robberies

A 42-year-old man was robbed at gun point while sitting in his car early Monday morning.   The victim had parked near the intersection of 18th and York streets when, around 12:45 a.m., two men estimated to be between 20 and 30 years old, approached him with a drawn gun. One of the men pointed the gun at the victim and demanded that...

Homeless man acquitted after spending nearly 5 months in jail

A homeless man who entered a Mission home last November allegedly seeking shelter was acquitted Tuesday of burglary charges that carry a 17-year sentence. The acquittal came some five months after Phillip Martinez’ November 3 arrest. Unable to post the $100,000 bail, Martinez has been in jail. He remains in jail on an unrelated misdemeanor charge but his lawyer said...