A 25-year-old woman was robbed by knifepoint in the Tenderloin on Tuesday evening by a man who threatened to stab her.
The young woman was walking on Turk Street between Leavenworth and Hyde streets at 5:30 p.m. when she was approached from behind, according to the San Francisco Police Department.
The man, who is described as a black man between 35 and 45 years old, placed a knife to the woman’s throat and grabbed her wallet from her purse, police said. Read More
A woman was robbed in the Tenderloin on Tuesday by a 41-year-old man, cops said. The 33-year-old woman was grabbed around the throat by the suspect in the 100 block of Taylor Street around 9 p.m., police said. He demanded her cash. The victim complied and the thief fled. No arrest has been made. email@example.com Read More
Whenever a new chief takes the reins of the Police Department there is historically a spike in inmates to San Francisco County Jail, Sheriff Michael Hennessey said this week at a hearing on his department budget. “Typically, after a new chief of police comes in our population does tend to go up, but that’s merely a historical observation and it’s not based on anything other than what has happened in the past,” Hennessey said. Read More
Two thugs unleashed a downpour of punches on a 30-year-old man while snatching his cellphone in the Tenderloin on Wednesday morning, police said. The victim was struck up to eight times in the 400 block of Eddy Street around 6 a.m. He suffered non-life-threatening injuries.The suspects were described as a man in his early 20s and man of about 45. They fled on foot. No arrest has been firstname.lastname@example.org Read More
A crook whacked a man with a stick after he was already down in one of three thuggish robberies since Tuesday night, cops said. Read More
Nine alleged drug dealers have been indicted by a federal grand jury after an almost yearlong undercover operation targeting the Tenderloin narcotics market.
Dubbed "Operation Deep Water," the busts occurred between December 2009 and August 2010, around the same time that San Francisco Police under then-Chief George Gascón conducted their own crackdown on drug dealing in the area. Read More
Nine alleged Tenderloin drug dealers have been indicted by a federal grand jury after an almost yearlong undercover operation targeting San Francisco’s open-air narcotics market.Dubbed “Operation Deep Water,” the busts occurred between December 2009 and August 2010 and not only targeted narcotics but guns as well, according to a release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Read More
Two people were stabbed during a street brawl near the Tenderloin Tuesday, police said.
The injured, a 25-year-old man and 21-year-old woman, were each stabbed multiple times in the lower and upper back at Larkin and Olive streets around 3:30 a.m., police spokesman Officer Albie Esparza said.
They were transported to the hospital. Their injuries were not life threatening, Esparza said. Read More
A thug in the Tenderloin inexplicably head-butted a man last week after stating, “I haven’t eaten in six days,” police said.
The victim called police after the assault at Larkin and Turk streets around 4:10 p.m. Tuesday.
Police found the victim with a deep cut to his nose, which was later deemed to be broken at the hospital.
The victim told cops that he was walking on the street when the suspect approached him and stated, “I haven’t eaten in six days.” Read More
Two destructive fires in San Francisco’s Tenderloin and Bernal Heights neighborhoods last week appear to have been accidental, a fire department spokeswoman said Monday.The Tenderloin fire was reported at 8:56 p.m. Tuesday at the Franciscan Towers, a 105-unit residential hotel at 217 Eddy St., fire officials said. Read More