Two British tourists were reportedly robbed last weekend of their camera, cash, bank cards, driver’s licenses, phones and other items as they were walking just south of Cesar Chavez Street.
The female tourists, who said they were in town for only a short time, called police at about 8:45 p.m. Saturday and said they were walking in the 1500 block of York Street when the suspect approached, Ingleside Station police reported Wednesday.
Three people were stabbed after leaving a San Francisco nightclub early Wednesday, according to police, including a woman who was knifed in the buttocks and then pulled over by the California Highway Patrol on suspicion of DUI.
A 16-year-old boy was critically wounded in a drive-by shooting in the Excelsior district Tuesday night, police said.
The unidentified victim was near the intersection of Brazil Avenue and Vienna Street at about 8:45 p.m. when a light gray Dodge minivan pulled up.
The gunman, a passenger in the car wearing a ski mask, shot the victim in the shoulder before the minivan sped away westbound on Brazil Avenue, police said.
A sleazy sibling who used her twin sister’s identity to score a job caring for an elderly Belmont couple ended up robbing the seniors, according to prosecutors.
Kathleen Susan Fortune, 44, of Foster City, was on probation for a grand theft conviction last year but apparently couldn’t stay out of trouble, as she allegedly conned a San Mateo-based caregiving agency into offering her a job.
A man who assaulted his mother with a cake cutter at their home near City College of San Francisco was arrested Monday, police Officer Gordon Shyy said. The 52-year-old victim was arguing with her son, Nathan Nounou, 21, in the 100 block of Valdez Avenue about 5:17 p.m., Shyy said, when the argument escalated and Nounou allegedly grabbed the cake cutter and slashed his mother in the face, arms and legs.
After he was shot with a pellet gun, a private security guard monitoring an upscale San Francisco neighborhood on Monday night reportedly unleashed a real gun on a car containing two suspected auto burglars.
No one was seriously injured in the wild shootout involving the 29-year-old guard, who told police he returned fire believing he might have been been shot by a bullet from a small-caliber gun, Officer Gordon Shyy said.
Police are hunting for heartless goons who threatened and robbed a mother carrying her 2-year-old son in the parking lot of the Target store in Daly City last week.
The victims, a family of four San Francisco residents, had been walking back to their car at about 7:45 p.m. on Thursday when the passenger of a green sedan demanded money from the mother, Daly City police said Monday.
A teenager is lucky to be alive after he was fired upon at a convenience store in the Silver Terrace neighborhood on Saturday, police said.
The 19-year-old male victim was at the store in the 2400 block of San Bruno Avenue about 9:30 p.m. leaning against the counter when he heard several shots ring out, police said. The victim ducked and hid behind some shelves.
Neither rain, nor sleet nor thugs.
A postal worker was almost robbed of her mail near Hallidie Plaza on Friday, police said.
The 49-year-old female civil servant’s letters were snatched out of her hand at Eddy and Mason streets about 12:20 p.m., police said.
The victim gave chase and attempted to get the mail back but was pushed by the thief, described by police as a woman in her 20s, who fled with the mail to a nearby Muni bus.