Once upon a time, teenage bullies simply wanted lunch money.
But on Monday, a 16-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of assaulting a younger boy for a smartphone at Green and Octavia streets, according to police.
The 14-year-old victim was approached from behind about 4 p.m. Monday and grabbed by the neck. The 16-year-old then swiped the cellphone from the victim’s pants pocket and fled. Read More
Barbecue sauce was the weapon of choice for burglars fleeing a Bayview district apartment Saturday morning, police said.
A 31-year-old woman told police she was watching TV in her home in the first block of Cameron Way about 8:30 a.m. when she heard a noise.
The victim then saw three unknown men in her apartment. During the suspects’ getaway, police said, one of the burglars “took a bottle of barbecue sauce and poured it on the victim.” Read More
It was supposed to be time to make the doughnuts, not fight off an armed goon.
A 61-year-old man who, along with his wife, runs a doughnut shop in Visitacion Valley was shot in the arm as he fought off an armed crook with a knife who tried to rob the shop, police Officer Gordon Shyy said. Read More
A group of tourists got a rude welcome to San Francisco when they were brutally attacked and robbed by a group of thugs Friday night, according to ABC news. Read More
A guy walking through the Mission district Wednesday was assaulted for his necklace, police said.The 59-year-old victim was near 24th and Lilac streets when one of two men walked past him, ripped off his necklace necklace and ran, police said. The victim tried to chase after the thief, but was stopped by a second suspect. Read More
A taxi driver was robbed by a customer at knife-point in the South of Market district Wednesday night, police said.
The hack heist was reported in the 1000 block of Folsom Street, near Sixth Street, at about 8:45 p.m.
The suspect hailed the taxi, went on a ride and then put the knife to the cab driver’s neck, police said. He then reportedly ordered the 38-year-old driver to turn off the vehicle and his cellphone. Read More
A man was beaten unconscious in a brazen Mission district robbery early Wednesday morning, police said.
The 46-year-old victim was walking near 22nd and Mission streets at about 1:50 a.m. on Wednesday when five hooligans attacked him, police said. The victim was hit numerous times in the head until he was knocked out.
After the assault, the crooks stole the man's wallet and cellphone and fled, police said. They were described by police as Hispanic men in their 20s. Read More
A 16-year-old’s tooth was knocked out and his 78-year-old grandmother was robbed of her purse Thursday night after two teenage punks attacked them in the Mission district, police said.
The victims were reportedly walking on the sidewalk in the area of 24th and Capp streets at about 6 p.m. when the juveniles, described only as 16-year-old boys, began beating up the teenager. Read More
A 31-year-old woman was viciously robbed inside a liquor store near San Francisco’s Powell Station early Friday, according to police.Just before 2 a.m., two female thugs in their 20s reportedly attacked the victim without warning inside the Superette store at 128 Eddy St., a block west of the transit hub.One of the goons punched her, knocking her to the ground, police said, and then the both punched and kicked her before swiping her cash. Read More
A man was robbed of his headphones at gunpoint in the Sunset district on Tuesday, police said.The 21-year-old victim was walking in the 1300 block of 41st Avenue about 10:40 p.m. when four men in their 20s surrounded him and pointed a gun at him, police said.The crooks took his headphones and fled the scene on foot. No arrests have been firstname.lastname@example.org Read More