These crooks were real cutpurses.
A man had his wallet literally cut from his pants during a robbery in the Tenderloin on Tuesday, police said. Read More
A man miraculously survived a shooting in the Mission district on Friday after the bullet grazed his cheek, police Officer Gordon Shyy said.The 27-year-old victim was walking in the area of 22nd and Bartlet streets at about 6:18 p.m. when he encountered an acquaintance, Shyy said. The two started arguing for unknown reasons, and the so-called acquaintance pulled out a gun and fired. Read More
A brazen thief spoiled Bike to Work day on Thursday for at least one cyclist when he took off with the victim’s bike while the victim was cheering on other riders at an energizer station, ABC 7 news reports. Read More
A man was stabbed in the torso in an attempted robbery in the Sunset district on Tuesday, police Officer Gordon Shyy said.The victim was approached by two suspects near 25th Avenue and Ortega Street about 8:45 p.m. when one of them demanded the victim’s cash. Read More
A 55-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault after he reportedly slammed a woman’s head into a parked car in the Tenderloin on Tuesday, police Officer Gordon Shyy said.Jesse Flores, a San Francisco resident, was reportedly hanging on the corner of Mason and Eddy streets at about 3 p.m. when he and the 48-year-old victim got into an argument. Read More
The family of Ernesto Xe Acosta, the man fatally shot earlier this year near the intersection of Hayes and Webster streets, is still hoping someone will come forward with information about the killing. And they would like to clarify an important detail about the Feb. 10 incident. Read More
A man’s early morning stroll through Duboce Park on Thursday with his dog, which was not on a leash, ended in a confrontation with a knife-wielding thug, police Officer Gordon Shyy said.
About 1:30 a.m., the 38-year-old victim passed by a man who was standing by a bench, Shyy said. The man reportedly confronted the dog walker about his dog being off leash, saying he and the dog should get out of the park. Read More
Even crooks are trying to capitalize on this transit-first city.San Francisco resident Demitrius Ware, 35, was arrested on a Muni light rail vehicle Monday on suspicion of robbing two passengers on separate Muni lines, police Sgt. Dennis Toomer said. Read More
A 24-year-old woman was shot in the leg early Tuesday while sitting in a car in the Bayview neighborhood, police said.The woman was in the passenger seat of the car at the intersection of San Bruno Avenue and Dwight Street at about 1:10 a.m. when an unknown person approached the vehicle and opened fire, police said. Read More