Tag Archives: robberies

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...

Bar Fight, Robberies, Shots Fired, and an Assault in the Mission

A man had his arms pinned to his sides while being robbed early Thursday morning by a man and a woman in the Mission District. The 26-year-old victim was near 17th and Mission streets at 5:30 a.m. when he was approached from behind by a 45-year-old man and 20-year-old woman. The man took his arms and pulled them to his sides while...

Two Robberies, Man in Critical Condition After Stabbing

A man remains in critical condition after a stabbing in the Mission’s Clarion Alley sometime around 8:50 p.m. on Thursday. It is unclear how the incident unfolded, but a witness called the police after seeing the victim, who is in his early 20’s, collapse in the alleyway close to Mission Street. The witness was unable to give a description of the suspect, and the type of...

Stabbing, Assault Cause Injuries in SF Mission

On Saturday, June 18 police report a large brawl developed at 16th and Mission streets at 9:41 p.m. A man in his late 20s pulled out a knife and stabbed a 33-year-old man also involved in the fight, then fled on foot in an unknown direction. The victim was transported to San Francisco General Hospital and is now in stable condition....

Woman Surprised by Robber at SF Mission Home

Police report a 44-year-old woman was returning to her home on South Van Ness Avenue between 16th and 17th streets shortly before 11 p.m. on Tuesday, and as she entered her apartment, a 50-year-old man hit the woman in the head. The victim fell and lost consciousness, while the robber fled with her cash. The woman was transported to the hospital with...

Collision, Stabbing Threaten Two Lives in SF Mission

Police report that a light colored van collided with a 42-year-old woman at the intersection of 14th and Harrison streets on Friday, May 27 at 8:55 a.m. The woman, who was walking, was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries including head trauma. Two witnesses to the incident said it appeared the woman would survive the impact and one said she...

Robbers Kick, Pepper Spray, Punch Victims in SF Mission

At 2 a.m. on Monday, April 11, a 36-year-old man was walking near Mission and 24th streets when he was approached by two men. The men punched the victim in the face, knocking him to the ground, where he lost consciousness for a few seconds. The suspects took the man’s wallet with cash and a credit card inside, as well...

Crash Kills Driver on Mission Street

Police report a 51-year-old man was killed on Saturday, April 9, at 9:39 p.m. when his vehicle was traveling southbound on Mission but pulled into oncoming traffic. The crash, police report, was possibly due to the driver having a medical emergency. The collision occurred on Mission Street between 18th and 19th streets. No other injuries were reported as a result...

Brief Kidnapping Ends in Robbery in Hotel Room

Police report a 41-year-old man was briefly kidnapped and then robbed early Monday morning. The man was approached from behind by two men on Mission Street between 16th and 17th streets at 5 a.m. on Monday. One of the men threatened the victim with a knife, and the two men then forced the victim into a nearby hotel room. They then got...

Weekend Crime Including Stabbings, Assaults Sends Six to Hospital

Police report two shooting victims walked in to San Francisco General Hospital this weekend, though neither offered details to police about how they had sustained their injuries. At 12:37 a.m. on Saturday, a 17-year-old male entered San Francisco General seeking treatment for gunshot wounds on his forearm and shin. The victim was uncooperative with a police investigation, however, and it’s unclear...

Shooting, Brawl and Robbery with Bicycle Parts in SF Mission

Police report a 53-year-old man was walking eastbound on Cesar Chavez Street at 5:36 p.m. on Friday, March 11 when a gray vehicle pulled up. A passenger of the car fired shots at the victim, hitting him in the chest. The car drove off with the suspect in it, and the victim was transported to the hospital in non-life-threatening condition. No...

Pistol-Whipping in Dolores Park and Pants Robbery in SF Mission

Police report two assaults, several robberies including one in Dolores Park, and the arrest of two arsonists over Super Bowl weekend. Stabbing At around 1:30 a.m. on Monday, a 22-year-old man was dropped off at a city hospital, where he was immediately transported to a different hospital and then taken into surgery. When interviewed by officers, the man did not give...

Man Robbed in SF Mission Garage

A 49-year-old man was robbed of some cash while inside a garage on 21st Street between Hampshire Street and Potrero Avenue, police report. Sometime between 11 p.m. on Monday and 2 a.m. on Tuesday, two men entered the garage, where one of them pulled out a handgun. The armed man then struck the victim with the handgun several times and took...

Homeless Man Cut, Car Stolen at Gunpoint in SF Mission

Crime sent at least one victim to the hospital over the long weekend, and left several others with losses and minor injuries. Stabbing Police report a stabbing occurred on Utah Street between 15th an 16th streets at 1:30 a.m. on Saturday. The victim, a 45-year-old man, was asleep in his sleeping bag when he was roused by a man in...