A 63-year-old man was stabbed and robbed while walking down a Mission district street Tuesday night, police said.
Three cowards ganged up on the man at 16th and Capp streets around 10:30 p.m., police said.
One of the punks grabbed him from behind. Another came up and punched him in the stomach. The third demanded the victim’s wallet, police said. Read More
Santa Rosa police on Tuesday arrested a Pacifica man suspected in an armed home invasion robbery Sunday evening.
Steven Andrew Chavez, 21, was arrested on a $120,000 warrant at 2:25 p.m. Tuesday at his home in the 400 block of Lynbrook Drive in Pacifica, Santa Rosa police Sgt. Steve Fraga said.
Inside the home, police found evidence that linked Chavez to the robbery, as well as marijuana believed to be for sale, Fraga said. Read More
Who says you can’t bargain with a crook?
A shopkeeper was robbed of his laptop while talking to a customer Sunday around 10:45 p.m. in the 400 block of Broadway, police said. The man fled the store, but the shopkeeper chased him down, caught him, then promised him food and $100 for the return of the laptop. Read More
Here’s why you don’t give rides to strangers.
A 25-year-old man made a purchase at a smoke shop at Brussels and Dwight streets Saturday around 2:30 p.m. As he left the shop, two men in their 20s asked him for a ride – and he agreed, police said.
Bad move. At one point, one of the hooligans in the backseat pulled out a gun and robbed the driver, police said. Read More
Police were searching Sunday for additional suspects in a weekend stabbing of a man in Dolores Park.
The 40-year-old was walking alone through the park early Saturday morning when a group of as many as a dozen people stabbed and robbed him, police said. Police found the man around 1:30 a.m. in an area of the park around 19th and Church streets. He had been beaten, robbed and stabbed multiple times in the torso, Officer Samson Chan said. Read More
Parks are safe despite an armed robbery in John McLaren Park on Saturday, but visitors should be aware of their surroundings when out and about in the city, police said.
The warning comes two days after four unsuspecting men having a picnic were robbed at gun point Saturday afternoon in the park.
Police Sgt. Troy Dangerfield said the men were seated at picnic tables near the Gleneagles Golf Course when the robbery occurred. Read More
Four armed robberies starting in the Tenderloin, inner Richmond, Mission Dolores and Bayview neighborhoods happened within four hours of each other overnight, and police are unsure whether they’re connected.
No one was injured, no shots were fired and no arrests have been made, according to police. Read More
A woman had to go to the hospital Tuesday night because a man bit her hand after she tried to break up an argument among a group she did not know — then her wallet was stolen too.The 30-something woman was walking along The Embarcadero near Market Street around 11 p.m. when she saw a man who appeared to be in his 20s arguing with two women, and she tried to tell him to leave the women alone, police Officer Albie Esparza said. Read More
Police arrested one of two suspects in a Daly City bank robbery Wednesday morning after a plainclothes officer saw a car speeding away from the bank and other officers chased it into San Francisco.
Two masked gunmen robbed a US Bank branch at 95 Southgate Ave. at 10:15 a.m. One of the suspects jumped over a teller counter and stole money from the drawers, police said.
No employees or customers were injured. Read More