A recycling center located across the street from the Lowe’s home improvement center in the Bayview was robbed at gunpoint Saturday morning, police said.
A 21-year-old employee at Our Planet Recycling at 531 Bayshore Blvd. told police the crook had turned in a ticket for recycling just before 7:30 a.m. When the victim opened her register, police said, the suspect, a man in his 30s, pulled out a handgun and bag and demanded cash. Read More
Cellphone thefts not only run rampant on San Francisco streets, they also can happen right in your work cubicle.
An office in downtown San Francisco was reportedly burglarized in the middle of the workday Thursday, the second such heist in a week.
About 1:30 p.m., an unidentified man reportedly walked into a fifth-floor office at 27 Maiden Lane, near Kearny and Market streets, while employees were in a meeting. Read More
A man who was hit with a baseball bat in a Western Addition park on Tuesday was accused of striking out with the assailant’s girlfriend, police said.The attack reportedly occurred at Raymond Kimball Playground near Geary Boulevard and Steiner Street at about 4:45 p.m.The victim had been drinking all day with the couple, police said, even though he had only known the pair for one day. Read More
A 31-year-old woman was viciously robbed inside a liquor store near San Francisco’s Powell Station early Friday, according to police.Just before 2 a.m., two female thugs in their 20s reportedly attacked the victim without warning inside the Superette store at 128 Eddy St., a block west of the transit hub.One of the goons punched her, knocking her to the ground, police said, and then the both punched and kicked her before swiping her cash. Read More
An intoxicated young man who had blocked the path of a Muni bus by standing in front of it during a recent morning commute might have egged a woman minutes earlier.
About 6:55 a.m. Monday, police were called about a man preventing a bus’s movement at 33rd Avenue and Clement Street in the Outer Richmond district. Officers reportedly arrived to find two men in their late teens helping their highly intoxicated friend who was about the same age get off the street. Read More
A massive man who failed to push his way into a packed Muni bus in the Excelsior district last weekend reportedly punched and strangled a 15-year-old girl and also hit her mother.
As of Wednesday, police were still hunting for the pushy thug who launched the shocking attack on the teenager at Mission Street and Onondaga Avenue, about two blocks from Balboa High School. Read More
A lawsuit has been filed in connection with the warrantless police search of a nonviolent protester’s cellphone in the Castro district last year.
On Wednesday, the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California filed the civil suit against The City and Police Chief Greg Suhr on behalf of homeless advocate Bob Offer-Westort, who was arrested Jan. 27, 2012, after setting up a tent in Jane Warner Plaza and refusing to leave. Read More
A 38-year-old man reportedly told armed crooks in the Western Addition on Tuesday that he had nothing to give them.
But that didn’t stop one of the thugs from stabbing the man in the torso with a small knife on the corner of Laguna and Grove streets at about 7:20 p.m.
The suspects fled after the pointless attack empty-handed, police said. Thankfully, the victim is expected to survive.
No arrests have been reported.
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