The Guardian Angels helped a 21-year-old man in the Mission district who was being beaten by robbers Friday night, police said Monday.
The victim was reportedly walking in the 2700 block of Mission Street when four thugs attacked him about 10:20 p.m. They put the man in a headlock, dragged him to the ground and punched him while swiping his smartphone, police said.
But then members of the Guardian Angels, a volunteer public-safety group, shooed off the suspects. Read More
He’ll probably receive a phone call from hell.
Police are hunting for an impious robber who swiped an iPhone from a 6-year-old boy outside a San Francisco church during prayer services last weekend.
About 7:20 p.m. Saturday, police said, officers responded to a Baptist church at Palou Avenue and Quint Street in the Silver Terrace neighborhood on a report of a robbery. Read More
This might not be something they teach you in high school: Don’t rob someone in front of a police station.
Bayview cops had their work come to them Tuesday when a 15-year-old crook robbed a woman across the street from the police station, Capt. Robert Sullivan said. Read More
A trio of thugs jumped a pizza deliveryman for his cash in the Bayview district Sunday, police said.
The victim had delivered a pizza about 4:45 p.m. in the first block of Dakota Street, police said, when three men in their 20s attacked him and took his cash. The three goons fled and no arrests have been made.
The victim reportedly did not sustain serious injuries.
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A 53-year-old man was robbed on The Embarcadero on Monday afternoon following an altercation with the crook, police said. The suspect punched the victim in the face, stole his money and fled, police said. Read More
A woman who was stalked and sexually assaulted inside her Telegraph Hill apartment last weekend is being lauded by prosecutors for her bravery in helping police catch the suspect. Read More
Jovan Jones, the man arrested last weekend for allegedly breaking into a Telegraph Hill apartment and sexually assaulting a woman, will be arraigned this afternoon, Assistant District Attorney Alex Bastian said. Read More
A woman was zapped in the face with a stun gun during a “brazen” daytime attempted robbery at Haight and Divisadero streets Tuesday, police spokesman Officer Albie Esparza said Thursday. Read More
A 32-year-old mother was carrying her baby in the area of Mission Street and Richland Avenue near Glen Park about 5:30 a.m. Tuesday when a man approached and asked her for the time, police said.
Before the woman could answer, the goon punched her in the face, snatched her cellphone and fled in a black SUV, police said. Read More
No fare at all.
A 28-year-old cabdriver was flagged down by a man in his 20s at Second and King streets about 5 a.m., police said.
The man got into the cab and ordered the driver at gunpoint to get out.
The driver complied and the man fled in the cab. Read More