A 37-year-old man was punched and robbed Thursday by two men in their late 20s in an elevator at 18th and Church streets, police said.
Around 1 a.m., the crooks lured the victim into an elevator, punched him in the face and took his wallet, cops said.
The thugs fled on foot. No arrests have been made.
Two young men were robbed while they slept on Thursday, cops said. The men, ages 19 and 20, were sound asleep in their apartment in the 100 block of Hyde Street, police said. They were robbed sometime between 5 a.m. and 11 a.m. A cell phone, laptop and cash were taken, police said. Police said there was no sign of forced entry. An investigation is email@example.com
A woman fled after her one of her two dogs brutally killed another dog in Bernal Heights on Tuesday.
The killer dog, described only as “a big white dog,” was on a leash when the slain smaller pooch came to greet it in the 300 block of Bradford Street around 1:45 p.m., police said.
A woman who left her San Francsico apartment for six months told police Tuesday that she returned to find that someone had swapped out her mattress and stolen clothing, police said.
The woman's apartment is in the 1800 block of Castro Street. A cop was sent to investigate the burglary. He found no signs of forced entry.
The clothes that were taken were boxed. The woman had planned to donate them upon her return.
An investigation is ongoing, police said.
Two people suffered knife wounds during run-ins with violent crooks in The City overnight.A 19-year-old man was stabbed in the stomach and arm while fighting off a thug at Eighth and Mission streets around 9 p.m. Wednesday, police said. The suspect fled and nothing was stolen.At 3:30 a.m. Thursday, a 50-year-old man was cut in the hand, leg and abdomen by robbers at Ellis and Hyde streets, police said. He lost cash during the heartless heist.
A 57-year-old woman was arrested for allegedly striking an ATM customer in the back of the head on Tuesday.The victim was struck outside the Bank of America at Fell and Broderick streets around 6:20 p.m., police said.The suspect was cited for battery and taken to San Francisco General Hospital for a mental health firstname.lastname@example.org
A tourist saw a side of San Francisco he would rather have skipped on Saturday.The visitor was robbed of cash at gunpoint at Grant Avenue and Pine Street around 4:42 a.m., police said.The tourist also saw The City’s police in action. After he called police, who broadcasted the crook’s description, there was a swift arrest in the downtown area. The tourist later identified the crook for cops and the suspect was booked into Central Station, police said.
A 23-year-old skateboarder was acquitted of battery charges Tuesday stemming from an altercation with two off-duty cops last summer. On June 26, Matthew Hoyt, of San Francisco, was riding his skateboard in the Civic Center area when a car driving behind him “began furiously honking,” he testified in court, according to the Public Defender’s Office.
A woman told police that thug robbers slapped her, dragged her on concrete and then ran over her legs with a car during a harrowing heist at the Glen Park BART station on Saturday.Around 7:35 p.m., the victim was waiting for the bus across from the station when one of the suspects, a woman in her 20s, “asked her if she was ready” before abruptly slapping her across the face, police said.
Crooks get colds, too.A man was arrested for stealing $200 worth of cold medicine from a San Francisco Safeway store around 6:30 p.m. on Friday. A store worker saw him stuff “numerous boxes of merchandise” down the side of his pants at the store in the 4900 block of Mission Street, police said.Cops were called after the suspect walked out the store without paying.The suspect was cited for the theft and can expect a court date, police said.