A man was robbed at knife-point Tuesday while he was trying to use a park bathroom, police said. Read More
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 28-year-old woman using a tablet on a Muni bus during Wednesday morning's commute was pushed by a teenager who then robbed her device, police said, but the suspect was caught after a foot chase with a cop.
The robbery reportedly occurred on the 44 O’Shaughnessy line in the area of Seventh and Clarendon avenues at about 7:15 a.m. 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
Three men were fleeced of more than their fare when they were robbed by a gypsy cab driver in the Oceanview neighborhood Sunday, police said.The three victims, who were described as men in their 20s, were waiting for a cab in the 100 block of Randolph Street at about 12:50 a.m. when a man in a white van drove up and asked if they needed a ride. Read More
Police are hunting for heartless goons who threatened and robbed a mother carrying her 2-year-old son in the parking lot of the Target store in Daly City last week.
The victims, a family of four San Francisco residents, had been walking back to their car at about 7:45 p.m. on Thursday when the passenger of a green sedan demanded money from the mother, Daly City police said Monday. Read More
Neither rain, nor sleet nor thugs.
A postal worker was almost robbed of her mail near Hallidie Plaza on Friday, police said.
The 49-year-old female civil servant’s letters were snatched out of her hand at Eddy and Mason streets about 12:20 p.m., police said.
The victim gave chase and attempted to get the mail back but was pushed by the thief, described by police as a woman in her 20s, who fled with the mail to a nearby Muni bus. Read More
Imagine being cooped up on a Muni bus with bloodthirsty, knife-wielding robbers. That’s what happened last weekend to a 22-year-old man who was riding the 28-19th Avenue bus on Doyle Drive toward the Golden Gate Bridge.
About 1 p.m. Saturday, police said, the victim was seated near the back of the bus when three thugs approached him and demanded his money. Read More
This is one hangover that had to hurt.An inebriated man was assaulted by four men in the Mission district Saturday, police said.The 20-year-old drunk man was walking home after having a one too many cocktails. He was near the intersection of 23rd and Hampshire streets about 7:25 p.m. when he started arguing with four other guys, police said. Read More
San Francisco police are worried that a man who robbed a Visitacion Valley doughnut shop Monday may not be entirely hole, Officer Gordon Shyy said. Read More