A woman was shaken and stirred after being robbed at a parking meter in the 900 block of Larkin Street about 5:10 p.m. Monday.
The 33-year-old victim was putting money into the meter when a man in his 40s grabbed her and began shaking her, police said. The hoodlum reached into her purse and stole her wallet. He ran away up the street, grabbed cash from the wallet and ditched it before jumping onto a Muni bus. Read More
Noses might have been pinched, but the four crooks who robbed a man inside a notoriously seedy public toilet in the Tenderloin on Monday remain on the loose.
About 7:45 p.m., police said, a 20-year-old transient reported that he was about to use the spacious restroom at the corner of Larkin and Myrtle streets — located on the sidewalk in front of Sergeant John Macaulay Park — when he encountered three thugs lurking inside. Read More
A thug in the Tenderloin inexplicably head-butted a man last week after stating, “I haven’t eaten in six days,” police said.
The victim called police after the assault at Larkin and Turk streets around 4:10 p.m. Tuesday.
Police found the victim with a deep cut to his nose, which was later deemed to be broken at the hospital.
The victim told cops that he was walking on the street when the suspect approached him and stated, “I haven’t eaten in six days.” Read More
A thieving thug hurled a tip jar inside a Tenderloin restaurant Monday, injuring a person, but only after pocketing the tips, police said.The suspect waltzed into the eatery on the 900 block of Larkin Street, swiped the tip jar, pocketed its money, and then hurled the jar at a person who chased after him around 7:20 p.m., police said.A 53-year-old male victim suffered minor injuries after being struck by the jar. The suspect was described as a white man in his 20s. Read More
San Francisco’s homeless teenagers — a notoriously difficult group to track — appear to be growing in ranks.
In the past year, Larkin Street Youth Services, which helps homeless people ages 12 to 24, has seen a 25 percent increase in the number of clients using its emergency services, which include drop-in centers, according to the organization’s executive director, Sheryn Adams. Read More