Tag Archives: robbery

Rash of crimes, including homicide, strike SF Mission over the weekend

Homicide A 52-year-old man died from multiple stab wounds at around 1:53 a.m. on Saturday morning at Hampshire and Alameda streets, police report. The San Francisco Medical Examiner identified the man as Demetrius Moore, aged 52. People living in tents on Alameda Street remembered him by the name of “Meech” and said that he had been homeless.   He was transported...

Group robbed at gunpoint of cellphones, wallets, and tablets in SF Mission

Police report a group of four people in their 20s were robbed at gunpoint at 12:30 a.m. Friday on San Carlos and 20th streets. No injuries were reported, but the victims lost three cell phones, three wallets, two tablets, a purse and a key, according to police. Two men, believed to be in their 20s, approached the group of four,...

Group of men attack woman relaxing at Mission Playground

Police report that a group of three men attacked a 41-year-old woman at Mission Playground at 3:45 p.m. on Monday, sending the woman to the hospital in non-life-threatening condition. The woman was reading at the park on 19th and Linda Streets when a group of men, estimated to be in their late 20s, approached her, began yelling at her, and...

Guest stabbed in host’s residence, man robbed at bus stop in SF Mission

Police report a 44-year-old man was stabbed at 12:44 a.m. on Monday inside someone’s home. The incident occurred on 20th Street between South Van Ness Avenue and Capp Street, the home of the 50-year-old suspect. The victim had been staying there as a guest when the suspect attacked him for a reason unknown to police. The victim was transported to...

Woman robbed at gunpoint while walking her dog

Police report two robberies and one assault took place in the Mission yesterday. A 58-year-old woman was robbed of her purse at gunpoint at 24th and Capp streets at around 11:30 p.m. on Thursday. The woman was walking her dog when a man, believed to be in his 30s, pointed a gun at her and grabbed her purse. The two...

Senior woman robbed, pushed to the ground in SF Mission

Police report an 80-year-old woman was robbed on 15th and Folsom streets on Thursday. The woman had been walking down the street around 11 a.m. when a man approached and demanded she hand over her money. She did, and the suspect asked for more. When the woman refused, the suspect pushed her to the ground and fled on foot. The...

Attempted Dolores Park bike robbery foiled by cops

Police arrested five people in Dolores Park yesterday for attempting to rob someone of their bike. The suspects, five people of unknown age, approached their victim in the park at 4:44 p.m., according to police. The bike owner took out a knife and slashed one of the would-be robbers on the arm. Details of the incident were sparse — no...

Man robbed of guitar, gets it back

A 27-year-old man was robbed of his guitar on 22nd and Mission streets yesterday at around 7:30 p.m., police reported. The man recovered it after the incident, and was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The guitar owner was in a verbal confrontation on 22nd and Mission streets with two other men, also in their twenties. One of the suspects...

Drive-by shooting injures man towing car

A man was injured in a broad-daylight shooting yesterday, police report. He was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The 27-year-old man was towing a car that had caused a traffic jam on Alabama Street between 25th and 26th Streets at around 3:45 p.m. The suspect drove up alongside the victim and shot him, according to police. The...

SF Mission Shooting threatens man’s life

A shooting has left a man in life-threatening condition Tuesday morning, police report. The 24-year-old man was standing on the sidewalk at 26th Street and South Van Ness Avenue just after 2 a.m. when he was shot by an unknown suspect. He was transported to the hospital in life-threatening condition, while the suspect remains at large. No suspect description was...

Man attacked after making noise complaint, five robberies in SF Mission

Police reported two assaults that took place in the Mission over the weekend. The first, which led the victim to lose consciousness, occurred just before 2 a.m. on Sunday. Two men, one aged 43 and the other of unknown age, were standing outside a business at 19th and Mission streets when two more men, aged 25 and 26, engaged in...

Shots fired, water thrown, in separate Mission incidents

Police responded to a report of shots being fired at 12:14 a.m. on Friday. Officers found casings at 21st Street and Treat Avenue. A vehicle had reportedly been seen fleeing the scene with six suspects. No arrests have been made, and no injuries were reported. Robbery At 9:45 p.m. on Thursday, a 28-year-old woman was sitting outside a café on...

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...

Laundry room stabbing threatens man’s life

Police report a 19-year-old man was doing laundry in his apartment complex on Valencia Street between 15th and 16th streets at 9:50 p.m. on Monday when another man, estimated to be in his 20s, came in, and stabbed the man with a knife. The suspect fled the scene in a car, and the victim was transported to the hospital in...

Two robbed in Mission, man stabbed with dental pick on Market

Police report a 64-year-old man was punched on Friday night just before 10 p.m. in the process of a robbery. The victim was approached on Mission Street between 15th and 16th streets by two men, estimated to be in their early 20s. The suspects hit the man, then fled in an unknown direction, and the victim noticed his phone had...