The victim dropped the hammer and the suspect hit him with it.
A man was accused of theft and hit over the head with his own hammer in an aggravated assault Tuesday in the mid-Market area, police said.
The 56-year-old victim was accused by another man, 51, of stealing his credit cards in the 800 block of Market Street about 9:40 p.m., police said. The victim dropped his bag and a mallet fell out. Read More
Police are asking the public for pictures and video that might have captured a fatal assault in Golden Gate Park the day of the Zazzle Bay to Breakers. Stephen Martin, 30, of Santa Clara was beaten into a coma, and on Friday he was taken off life support. Read More
A man who was injured in an assault in Golden Gate Park after the Bay to Breakers race has died, according to the San Francisco Medical Examiner’s Office.Santa Clara resident Stephen Martin, 30, died Friday after he was taken off life support, according to a statement posted by his family to a Facebook page. He had suffered what doctors called “unrecoverable brain damage, according to the statement. Read More
An 11-year-old was robbed of his wheels at gunpoint and a 32-year-old man may not have known what hit him.
Eddy and Divisadero streets 9:15 p.m. Saturday
A 32-year-old man was assaulted and robbed in a liquor store, police said. The victim was harassed by two of three men in their 20s. He walked away and the third man punched him in the face. The victim blacked out, woke up in his bed and realized his wallet had been stolen. Read More
A man was assaulted with a bottle outside a Mission district nightclub early Thursday morning, police said. The 27-year-old was first approached by the two male suspects inside the nightclub in the 3000 block of Mission Street, police Officer Gordon Shyy said. One of the men confronted the victim and words were exchanged, Shyy said. The victim reportedly then walked away. Read More
A woman was attacked with a baby stroller while she was doing laundry in her Bayview apartment building Sunday, police said. Officers responded to the scene about 8 a.m. The 52-year-old victim told police she had been in a loud argument with her husband in her home in the 1800 block of Silver Street earlier in the morning that had disturbed her downstairs neighbor, police said. During the argument, the neighbor showed his dismay by beating on his ceiling. Read More
A bicyclist was assaulted and robbed in the mid-Market Street area early Monday morning, police said. The 24-year-old victim was riding his bike in the unit block of Sixth Street at 1:50 a.m. when he was attacked by three men and one woman, all in their 20s, police said. One of the suspects grabbed the victim’s bike and began beating him up, police said. Another suspect hit the victim with a baseball bat. The thugs took the victim’s cellphone and fled. Read More
A man who was asleep in his car was woken up and carjacked by three crooks in the Bayview on Sunday, police said. The 42-year-old victim was parked in the 1200 block of Lane Street about 3 a.m. when one of the crooks opened the door, pulled the victim out and began punching him, police said. The crook and two accomplices got into a 1996 blue Honda and fled in an unknown direction. Read More
A man was robbed by three thugs in the Mission district Sunday, even after he gave them a dollar, police said. The 44-year-old victim was walking in the 3000 block of Mission Street about 6:20 p.m. when one of the goons grabbed his arm and asked for a dollar, police said. The victim took out his wallet and gave the man a buck. Read More
A boy was ambushed by six thugs while he was playing basketball in Chinatown on Wednesday, police said.The 15-year-old victim was in a playground in the 800 block of Sacramento Street around 3:30 p.m. shooting hoops with a 14-year-old friend when he was assaulted from behind by the thugs, described as six other juveniles in their late teens, police Officer Albie Esparza said. Read More