Sometimes a robot just can’t replace a human, as was the case this morning in Potrero Hill when the San Francisco Police Department bomb squad arrived to take care of five or six grenades left over from grandpa’s war chest.The newscasters over at KTVU watched with amusement and then shocked disbelief this morning as a bag containing grenades ripped open while in the grasp of the bomb squad robot.
A pot buyer was beaten up for disputing the cost of the marijuana he illegally tried to purchase in the Upper Haight on Tuesday, police said. The 33-year-old man was hospitalized after the deal went up in smoke near Alvord Lake in Golden Gate Park around 2:30 p.m. The female dealer’s “cohorts” attacked and beat up the buyer, police said.Police responded and searched the area, arresting a 49-year-old man for the assault, police said.
Gun-toting thugs punched and kicked a woman while she was on the ground during the robbery of a Mission district store on Tuesday, police said.The violent heist occurred at a shop near 24th Street and South Van Ness Avenue around 6:20 p.m. Two goons pushed a 34-year-old woman to the back of the store. Then a 38-year-old man walked into the store, and he also was ordered to the back of the store, police said.
A $50 heist landed three people in jail Wednesday.The suspects, two men and a woman ranging in age between 55 and 67, held a man at knife-point inside a room in the 800 block of O’Farrell Street around 12:15 a.m., police said.A 67-year-old man is accused of wielding the knife. The suspects stole a wallet from the victim, a 47-year-old man. The victim managed to leave the room and fetch police.
A 48-year-old man was jumped and robbed of his cell phone Monday night by two brutes in their 20s at 24th and Dolores streets, cops said. One of the suspects punched the victim in the face, causing him to fall to the ground, at around 10:30 p.m., police said. They then grabbed his phone and fled, cops said. The victim refused treatment for a small cut to his right cheek, police said.There were no email@example.com
A 30-year-old man was beaten, pepper-sprayed and robbed in the Mission district early Tuesday, police said.Two violent crooks, a man and a woman in their 30s, are being sought for the attack at 22nd and Capp streets around 1:30 a.m., police said.The woman pepper-sprayed the victim, and both of the crooks punched and kicked him and then robbed him of his wallet, cell phone and jacket.
A heartless thug punched a 69-year-old man in the face, knocked him to the ground and then robbed cash from his pockets in Daly City on Saturday.The robbery occurred around 5:20 a.m. in the 6000 block of Mission Street, police said.Daly City robbery detectives are hunting the firstname.lastname@example.org
A guitar was the weapon used during a street brawl in the Haight on Friday night, police said.Two men “fought in the street over their relationship” at Waller and Cole Streets around 7:50 p.m., police said.One of the men knocked his victim to the ground, beat him with the guitar, and kicked him, police said.Cops knew the aggressor, a 30-year-old San Francisco man, and found him later at Haight and Belvedere streets.
An unwelcome visitor struck a San Francisco man with a lamp after the resident refused to let him into his apartment Sunday, police said.The assault occurred around 3:30 p.m. in the 200 block of Eddy Street.The 33-year-old resident came home to his apartment and found an unpleasant and unwanted visitor — a 44-year-old man waiting by his door, police said.