16th and Mission streets 1 a.m. Wednesday
A man was assaulted and robbed, police said. The victim was talking on his cellphone when he was struck from behind with an unknown object. As he watched the assailant flee, he realized his phone was gone.
17th and Dolores streets 1:50 a.m. Wednesday
A woman was robbed by four other women, police said. The crooks brandished a gun and demanded the victim’s purse. The victim pulled her wallet out, threw it at the crooks and fled. The crooks fled with the wallet by car. Read More
A woman was robbed and bruised in a Mission district robbery Tuesday, police Sgt. Daryl Fong said.
The 42-year-old was at a store about 3:15 p.m. when she put her phone down on a counter, Fong said. Another customer then told her that a man and a woman had fled with it.
The victim tried to buy back her phone, but it was again pilfered when she feigned taking a picture of the man, Fong said. She was punched by the man after chasing after him. Read More
A man sustained serious injuries after being struck with a baseball bat in a Bayview district supermarket parking lot Tuesday night, police Sgt. Daryl Fong said.
The victim was in the lot in the 300 block of Williams Avenue about 10:30 p.m. when a man approached and struck him in the head with a bat, Fong said. Read More
A man was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving Tuesday night after crashing his car into another car on Treasure Island and injuring three people, including an 11-year-old boy who was left in critical condition, police Sgt. Daryl Fong said.
The victims were on the shoulder of Avenue M just north of California Avenue about 9:30 p.m. when their car was struck. A 31-year-old man and the 11-year-old were outside of the car, Fong said. A 9-year-old boy was still in the vehicle.
William Collister, 38, of San Francisco was charged in the crash. Read More
This mechanic ripped off the wrong customer.
The owner of a Redwood City auto repair shop pleaded no contest Monday to misdemeanor charges of performing unnecessary repairs, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said.
Sohail Irshad, the owner of Hudson Auto Repair, was busted in two separate undercover stings carried out by the state Bureau of Automotive Repair in November 2010 and February 2011, Wagstaffe said. Read More
16th Street BART station, 10:37 p.m. Monday
A 55-year-old man was attacked by a 52-year-old woman, cops said. The woman had taken BART to The City to see the victim. After they saw each other, a fight ensued and the woman allegedly produced a knife. Both were cut in their hands. The woman was arrested.
Buena Vista Park 5 p.m. Monday Read More
Three people were injured and two hospitalized after a Japantown bar fight early Tuesday morning, police Sgt. Daryl Fong said. But the injuries were not life-threatening.
The incident occurred inside Milo Lounge in the 1700 block of Post Street about 1 a.m., an Entertainment Commission spokesman said. Witnesses told police at least 10 people were involved in the melee. Read More
When two teenage girls wouldn’t give a gun-toting goon their numbers, he stole their phones instead.
Larch Street and Van Ness Avenue11:30 p.m. Saturday
Two women, 75 and 39, were assaulted and robbed by two men in their 20s, police said. The hoodlums ran up and started punching before fleeing with one purse.
Capitol and Lakeview avenues11:45 p.m. Saturday Read More
A 14-year-old boy was shot in the Bayview on Saturday, police said.
The victim was standing in the 1100 block of Palou Avenue about 10 p.m. when shots were fired from a passing white car, police said.
The boy was struck in his left arm. He was taken to the hospital, but the injury was not life-threatening.
No arrests have been made. Read More
A man was held up at knifepoint, punched and robbed on Treasure Island on Saturday, police said.
The 24-year-old victim was near North Point Drive when one of two suspects snuck up behind him and held a knife to his neck, police said. The second hooligan began punching the victim in the face, police said. The knife-toting thug cut the victim’s neck as he fell to the ground.
The suspects then continued to punch and kick the victim. Read More
A 24-year-old man was beaten and robbed in the Stockton Tunnel on Sunday, police said.
The victim was walking northbound while talking on his cellphone about 11:10 p.m. when two men in their 20s reportedly “battered him.” He dropped his cellphone and one of the crooks picked it up, police said. The crooks fled and no arrests have been made.
The man had minor injuries but refused treatment, police said. Read More
An incident police are calling road rage rattled a delivery driver in Cole Valley on Thursday, police Sgt. Daryl Fong said, and the suspect is still at large.
Cesar Ramirez, 34, of South San Francisco, told police he was making deliveries in the area of 17th and Clayton streets at 8:30 a.m. when a maniac in a brown Volvo S80 cut him off.
“He came from the right side and crossed in front so I would hit him,” Ramirez said. The driver of the Volvo then jumped out of the car brandishing a firearm and threatened to kill Ramirez. Read More
24th Avenue and Kirkham Street 3:15 a.m. ThursdayA 45-year-old man looking to get high was jumped by three hoodlums, police said. After beating him, they took his wallet, phone and cash.
24th Avenue and Kirkham Street11:05 p.m. WednesdayA 40-year-old woman was carjacked, police said. The victim was sitting in the passenger seat of her car when a suspect jumped into the driver’s side. He yelled for the victim to get out, but she refused; he drove her to 24th Avenue and Kirkham Street and pushed her out of the vehicle. Read More
Sign this tool up for KP duty.
A man was arrested Tuesday night after allegedly attacking another man with a potato peeler and robbing him in the restroom of a Mission district restaurant.
The 55-year-old victim was using the bathroom at the eatery, which is in the 2200 block of Mission Street, about 8:20 p.m. when the 26-year-old suspect barged in holding the potato peeler, police said. He reportedly put the victim in a headlock. Read More
Two 27-year-old men woke up about 6:50 a.m. in their home in the 300 block of Arkansas Street and found items missing and both a window and door open, police said.
The suspects are unknown and there have been no arrests. Read More