Tag Archives: robbery

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...

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...

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....

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...

Mom with baby who was robbed in Mission asks for help IDing suspects

Weeks after a robbery in which two men threatened a woman and her baby with a gun and then stole her backpack, a woman is still waiting for the suspects to be identified. As time passes, she said, public attention has waned. “It’s just stale news,” she said. But to the victim, the robbery is anything but stale – with the robbers...

Stabbing threatens boy’s life, nine robbed in SF Mission

A 15-year-old boy was left in life-threatening condition after a stabbing Friday night, police report. A physical altercation had developed in a parking lot on 16th Street and Potrero Avenue around 10:20 p.m. on March 24. A man estimated to be in his 40s assaulted the boy and stabbed him with a knife before fleeing in a pickup truck. The boy...

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...

Woman escapes kidnapper, man arrested in fork stabbing

San Francisco Police are investigating an attempted kidnapping near 16th Street and South Van Ness Avenue on Saturday. At about 9 p.m., the female victim and the suspect, a 55-year-old woman, reportedly walked into the suspect’s residence near the intersection. Upon entering the lobby, the victim refused to accompany the suspect into her upstairs room. The suspect then grabbed the victim...

Young man robbed after giving directions

An 18-year-old man was robbed near the intersection of 16th and Mission streets early Thursday morning.  Police report that the man was standing on the southwest corner of the intersection at 2:11 a.m. when he was approached by a man estimated to be in his late 20s and a woman in her early 20s, who asked the 18-year-old for directions....

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....

Robber Strikes Victims with Pipe, Group Assaults Woman in SF Mission

Police report a robber hit two victims with a pipe Tuesday afternoon. The man came up behind two men, aged 50 and 39, who were walking near 17th and Capp streets at 3:21 p.m. on Tuesday. The robber, estimated to be about 50 years old, struck both men with a pipe and then went through their pockets, taking a cell phone...

Police Seek Public’s Help in Identifying Men Who Robbed Mother with Baby

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying two men who robbed a woman in the garage of her Florida Street apartment complex in front of her one-year-old child. The incident took place sometime around 10:30 p.m. on March 3, moments after the woman had parked her car in the garage. With her daughter still in the back seat, the woman exited the...