Hair-pulling was set aside for razorblade-slashing in a sick Tenderloin spat Tuesday, police said.The argument turned violent between two 19-year-old women in the unit block of Turk Street around 9:45 p.m. The slasher cut the victim several times across her chest before fleeing, police said. The victim was treated at the hospital for her nonlife-threatening injuries. No arrest has been firstname.lastname@example.org Read More
Three victims were terrorized in their own residence after a home invasion robbery in the Tenderloin early Friday morning, cops said. A 21-year-old woman answered the door to her residence in the 700 block of Ellis Street around 2:40 a.m. when four men barged in, police said. The woman was held on the bed by one of the thugs while another resident, a 25-year-old male, was held against the wall, cops said. A third female resident was asleep during the incident. Read More
A Tenderloin woman said an alleged drug-dealing dope assaulted and sexually harassed her after she took her garbage out on Monday, police said. The woman had returned from taking out the garbage and saw the suspect, who also lives in the building, on her way back. The alleged creep grabbed her, tried to force her into his apartment and kissed her but she managed to get away, police said. Read More
The City has sued the landlord of a Tenderloin apartment building for allegedly forcing tenants to live in bedbug-ridden squalor with drug-dealing gang members keeping them “like prisoners in their own homes.” Read More
Hero cops faced with the choice of opening fire on a gunman on San Francisco’s streets Wednesday opted instead to tackle the convicted felon in a daring bust that ended without injury, police said.
Now the unnamed Tenderloin Station police officers have been nominated for a San Francisco Police Department commendation for their bravery.
“They saw a crowd of people and they didn’t feel it was safe to fire at him,” San Francisco police Sgt. Michael Andraychak said Thursday. Read More
Two men were convicted last week of beating up two Mexican nationals in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood in November, but although prosecutors said the attack was racially motivated, the jury rejected hate crime enhancements to the charges. Read More
A problem Muni bus shelter in the Tenderloin district could be removed soon.The stop, located on the corner of Hyde and Turk streets, attracts criminal elements to the troubled neighborhood, according to community activists. Read More
A man told police he stabbed himself in the chest in San Francisco’s Tenderloin district Wednesday. But that’s not what witnesses said. They told cops the 49-year-old man was stabbed by an unknown assailant at Eddy and Mason streets around 5 a.m., police said. The victim was taken to the hospital for his minor cut and no arrest has been email@example.com Read More
A 34-year-old man leaving a San Francisco medical marijuana dispensary was robbed at gunpoint of more than a pound of pot Tuesday afternoon, police said.The thug, described only as a man in his late teens or early 20s, put a gun to the victim’s face and demanded “weed” in front of the shop in the 900 block of Geary Street.The victim handed over a satchel with cash and 1.25 pounds of medical marijuana. He was not injured. Read More
San Francisco’s first adult entertainment theater. A studio where several of rock music’s greatest acts all recorded. The original Original Joe’s.These unique locales have one thing in common: the Tenderloin. The notorious neighborhood has long had the unenviable reputation of an area one should avoid, full of crime and illegal drug sales happening on every corner. But often overlooked is the neighborhood’s rich history. Read More