Tag Archives: robbery

Three daylight robberies in SF Mission District

Police report a 47-year-old woman was robbed at knifepoint inside of a store near 16th and Mission streets at 10:40 a.m. Wednesday. The woman was approached by a man believed to be in his 50s, who pulled out a knife and demanded the woman’s money. The man took the cash and ran away northbound on Mission Street. No injuries were...

Drive-by shooting in SF Mission leaves man in life-threatening condition

A 23-year-old man was sent to the hospital in life-threatening condition after being shot by suspects in a passing car near 30th and Mission Streets at 6:06 p.m. Sunday. Police arrested two of four suspects — a 23-year-old man and a 20-year-old man — they believe to be connected to the shooting. Their identities have not been released. Armed Robberies  Police...

Brawl ends in shots fired in SF Mission

Police responded to shots fired at 24th and Mission streets around 11:02 p.m. Tuesday. Witnesses at the scene reported that a suspect pulled out a handgun and shot it outside after a large fight broke out in the area. The crowd dispersed after the gun was discharged. No injuries were reported, and no arrest has been made. Robbery Police report...

Man lights motorcycle on fire in SF Mission

A 40-year-old man set a motorcycle on fire on 16th Street and South Van Ness Avenue at around 6:25 p.m. Sunday. The man pushed a motorcycle onto the street, poured gasoline on the motorcycle, lit it on fire and ran away. No arrests have been made.  Shooting A 23-year-old transported himself to the hospital after he was shot by an...

Men use “simulated gun” to rob man of car in SF Mission

Police report two suspects of an unknown age used a “simulated gun” to rob a 37-year-old man of his car and cellphone on 23rd and Shotwell streets early Thursday morning. At around 3:45 a.m., the suspects approached the victim while he was stopped an intersection. One of the suspects pretended to have a gun and told the victim to get...

Woman offers robber purse in exchange for glasses in SF Mission

A woman struck a deal with a man who stole her glasses at 16th and Mission streets at 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, offering her purse to the suspected robber in exchange for her spectacles back.   The woman, 32, was walking past a group people on Mission Street when the suspect, believed to be in his late 30s, approached her and...

Pants and a car among items stolen in five weekend robberies in SF Mission

Five Robberies  Police report that a 27-year-old man’s pants were stolen by three men believed to be in their early 20s on 18th and Florida Streets at 11:40 p.m. Friday night. The victim was sitting in his car when the suspects opened the door and punched him multiple times. They stole his pants, which contained a cell phone and wallet....

Three robberies in one evening in SF Mission District

Police reported that three robberies occurred in the Mission District on Wednesday night. A 37-year-old woman was robbed at gunpoint on Liberty Street between Guerrero and Valencia streets at 7:27 p.m. It’s unclear how, but the victim sustained non-life-threatening injuries, for which she was treated at the scene. The robbers, two men of unknown age, ran away and then fled...

Man robbed of car on SF’s Capp Street

Police report that two men, believed to be in their late 20s, robbed a 34-year-old man of his car using a knife. The incident unfolded on 22nd and Capp streets at 4 a.m. on Saturday. After the victim got into his car, the two suspects approached, threatened him with a knife and demanded the car. The victim turned it over,...

Teenager robbed in Dolores Park by mob of 12

Police report a 17-year-old male was robbed by a band of 12 unknown suspects at Dolores Park on Wednesday between 2 p.m. and 6:35 p.m., hours when police patrol the park. The group of 12 suspects approached the teenager in the park, assaulted him, and took his belt, phone and wallet. The band of suspected robbers fled in an unknown...

Scissor-wielding SF robber snatches bus transfers

Police report a man tried to steal bus transfers and threatened someone with scissors Tuesday morning. At 4:20 a.m. Tuesday, the 54-year-old suspect grabbed a stack of transfer tickets as he was getting off a bus at South Van Ness Avenue and Mission Street. A 41-year-old man grabbed the suspect in an attempt to stop him, but the suspect tried...

Knives, bats, hammer used in various weekend crimes in the Mission

Editor’s note: This post has been updated with crime reports for Monday, September 2. Robberies with knife and baseball bat Three men of unknown age robbed a 22-year-old man of his wallet at knifepoint on 25th and Harrison streets at around 8:50 p.m. on Saturday. The victim was walking down the street when three men approached him. One of the suspects...

Suspect armed with golf club robs man of his dog

A man estimated to be in his 30s used a golf club to rob a 42-year-old man of his dog on 14th and Harrison streets at around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, police report. The suspect approached the dog owner on his bicycle and threatened to strike him with the golf club. Out of fear, the victim let go of his dog’s...

Cyclist in life-threatening condition after 24th Street collision

A 48-year-old male cyclist was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after colliding with a car on 24th and Guerrero streets around 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, police report. Police say he went through a red light on his bicycle and struck a vehicle. We will update this story if and when more information becomes available. Robbery  A 45-year-old man was...

Mission Street business robbed at gunpoint

Police report that a man estimated to be in his 30s robbed a business at gunpoint at 26th and Mission streets at around 1:50 a.m. Tuesday morning. Two men, aged 38 and 39, were closing their establishment when the male suspect entered, brandishing a gun. He demanded money, and one of the victims gave him some. The suspect then ran...