He gives beggars citywide a bad name.
A thankless thug who asked for spare change at a Bayview gas station on Wednesday robbed a 69-year-old man who had agreed to give him money, police said.
The lout asked for cash as the victim got out of his car to pump gas at Third Street and Evans Avenue about 8:40 p.m.
“The victim agreed and pulled a $100 bill from his wallet to pay for the gas,” according to Bayview police. Read More
A man went into the bathroom of a Chevron gas station in the 1100 block of Junipera Serra Boulevard and came out pointing a gun at 7:30 p.m. Monday, police said.
The suspect reportedly made of with cash from the register along with the 33-year-old female clerk’s smartphone, police said.
No one was injured, police said, and no arrest had been made as of Tuesday morning.
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A man was robbed at gunpoint in the Excelsior neighborhood Wednesday, police said.
The 35-year-old victim was walking eastbound on Brazil Street toward Vienna about 10:40 p.m. when he was approached by two men in their 20s, police Officer Albie Esparza said. One of the suspects pointed a gun at the victim and demanded his money.
The second suspect grabbed the victim’s wallet and cellphone from his pockets and then punched him in the face. Read More
A violent robber reportedly pulled the trigger of a handgun while pointing it at a young man at an Excelsior district bus stop Wednesday night.
However, it turns out the gun was actually a water pistol. Read More
A 20-year-old male store clerk was pepper-sprayed Friday night in the 100 block of Leland Avenue during an armed robbery, police said.
Two men reportedly entered the store and dragged the employee to a back office. While one thief simulated having a gun in his pocket, the other pepper-sprayed the victim before robbing him and fleeing. Read More
Reports of an armed robbery early Monday led to a bizarre incident in which five people were arrested after an officer fired on a suspect in The City’s third police-involved shooting in six weeks. Read More
A gun-toting crook was rejected Wednesday while trying to rob a driver at a Bayview gas station after the victim simply drove away.
However, not to be denied, the thief turned his attention — and gun — to three women inside a nearby car and snatched heaps of loot, police said. Read More
Two men posing as eager customers instead became armed robbers Wednesday morning.
Valuable items such as gems, a statue and a picture, along with cash, were stolen during a stun-gun stickup of a consignment store in the 3700 block of Mission Street near Bernal Heights, police said. Read More
It’s time to pick on somebody your own size.
A teenage boy was burned in the face with a cigarette and his male friend was assaulted during an armed robbery Monday in the Western Addition.
The teens were walking with two others on McAllister Street near Laguna Street about 5:50 p.m. when three men approached and asked for the time, police Officer Albie Esparza said. Read More
A woman was robbed at gunpoint in front of her three children Wednesday among armed robberies this week. Velasco Avenue and Sawyer Street3:30 p.m. WednesdayA 31-year-old woman walking with her three children was robbed at gunpoint by a cowardly masked scoundrel, cops said. The crook approached the victim from behind, grabbed her purse, drew the gun and demanded the rest of her property before fleeing. 30th Avenue and Fulton Street Read More