A teenager is lucky to be alive after he was fired upon at a convenience store in the Silver Terrace neighborhood on Saturday, police said.
The 19-year-old male victim was at the store in the 2400 block of San Bruno Avenue about 9:30 p.m. leaning against the counter when he heard several shots ring out, police said. The victim ducked and hid behind some shelves. 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
Three masked men stormed a bank in the Sunset District Friday afternoon where they pistol-whipped an employee and took off with a load of cash, police said. Read More
A man was shot after parking his car in the Bayview on Sunday, police said.The 42-year-old victim parked his car in the 100 block of Middle Point Road about 6:30 a.m. when multiple shots were fired, police said.A family member heard the shots and found the victim lying on the ground. The man was then taken to the hospital for his injuries, which included a gunshot wound to the chest and lower body, police said. The injuries were reportedly not life threatening. Read More
A woman allegedly ran a red light and hit a San Francisco police car Sunday, injuring an officer in the South of Market neighborhood.The collision at the intersection of Fifth and Brannan streets occurred at about 2:45 p.m., police said. The injuries to the police officer were not life threatening.As of Monday morning, the female driver was not identified, nor was the condition of the officer in the email@example.com@sflawdisorder Read More
A 12-year-old boy who escaped from a San Francisco juvenile detention facility by apparently squeezing through a square-foot-size window Tuesday night was taken into custody at his home in The City on Thursday, Chief Probation Officer William Siffermann said. Read More
A heartless man was arrested on animal cruelty charges in the Bayview on Tuesday after police discovered the corpse of a dead pit bull puppy in the back seat of his car, police said.
About 5:40 p.m., police pulled the man over for a traffic violation in the 200 block of Cameron Way, not far from Candlestick Park. When officers engaged the driver, they noticed he had his seat reclined “about 40 degrees,” police said. Read More
A chatty thief who asked to borrow a cellphone in the Bayview on Tuesday -- and took more than 20 minutes to finish his conversation -- was arrested after he allegedly decided not to return the device, police said.
An officer was flagged down by the phone’s 35-year-old owner at about 2:20 a.m. in the area of Newhall Street and Newcomb Avenue. Read More
Two youths pulled off a daunting escape from a San Francisco juvenile detention facility Tuesday night by reportedly squeezing through a square-foot-size window and making it over a 20-foot barbed-wire fence.
The boys, ages 12 and 16, escaped from the Juvenile Justice Center at 375 Woodside Ave. about 9:40 p.m. and were still on the loose Wednesday despite a thorough police search that lasted until 2 a.m., authorities said. Read More
Call it the iDash.
A thief in Belmont struck two electronics stores within minutes Monday afternoon, in each case asking a clerk to see a tablet computer before fleeing with the device in a getaway minivan.
The robberies at the RadioShack at 870 Ralston Ave. and the GameStop at 1200 El Camino Real occurred at about 3 p.m., according to Belmont police. At least three suspects were seen in the fleeing vehicle.
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