That’s cold man.
A woman was attacked with ice cream before her cellphone was pilfered in downtown San Francisco on Saturday, police said.
The 23-year-old victim was in the 800 block of Market Street about 9:15 p.m. when a man and woman, aged 18 to 20, hit her with the ice cream, police said.
The victim confronted the cold crooks and put her cellphone on a table. The male thief grabbed the phone and the duo fled on foot. There have been no arrests. Read More
A woman was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday morning and left standing barefoot on a sidewalk, police said.
The 44-year-old woman was walking in the first block of Pearl Street near Hayes Valley when two men approached with a gun and forced her to hand over her cellphone, wallet and shoes, police said. The two then fled, and no arrests had been made as of Wednesday. Read More
A woman was pepper-sprayed and robbed in the Richmond district Monday, police said.
The woman was walking home in the 3500 block of Anza Street about 1:30 p.m. when she was grabbed from behind by two teenage girls who pepper-sprayed the victim, grabbed her purse and fled, police said.
No arrests have been made. Read More
A teenage girl was robbed of her phone by a teenage boy on a Muni bus in the Mission district Monday, police said.
The 16-year-old girl was on a 14-Mission bus at 20th Street and South Van Ness Avenue about 2 p.m. when a 15- to 17-year-old boy snatched her phone, police said. The punk fled and no arrest has been made.
San Francisco police reportedly arrested a man Monday morning who was at a pawn shop trying to sell two computers labeled as San Francisco State University property following a break-in at the school recently. The Humanities Building at SFSU was broken into over the weekend and two iMac computers were stolen, school spokeswoman Ellen Griffin said. There was broken glass and damage to some windows and the room where the two computers were stolen. Read More
As if cruelly beating two adult dogs and stealing their young puppies wasn’t bad enough, a possible suspect in a Bayview burglary last week later called the victimized homeowner wanting to sell her own pups back to her, police said.Police are hoping a member of the public can help them track down whoever is responsible for the heartless crime.On Tuesday, someone broke into a home in the 100 block of Cameron Way between 9 a.m. and noon and ransacked the place, police said. Read More
A federal judge on Friday sentenced "Barefoot Bandit" Colton Harris-Moore to 6 1/2 years in prison for his infamous two-year, international crime spree of break-ins, and boat and plane thefts that ended in 2010. Read More
An American man accused of killing a U.S. jewelry store owner, stealing $300,000 (€228,200) in diamonds and fleeing to Europe has been found dead in Spain.
The U.S. Embassy in Madrid said in a statement that American officials were notified Thursday of Andrew Robert Levene's death and that Spanish authorities are investigating. Read More
A burglary suspect involved in a crash in Newark after fleeing from police has died.
Authorities said this week that 20-year-old Rajwaun Watkins died on Jan. 20 at Eden Medical Center in Castro Valley. Read More
A former Zynga temp worker who decided to make off with tens of thousands of dollars worth of company computers won’t face jail time after pleading guilty Wednesday to felony commercial burglary.
Keith Brown, 21, of San Ramon was arrested Nov. 15 after taking about 30 laptops from Zynga’s offices over two weeks, police and prosecutors said. Read More