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
A woman was shot after an argument in Bernal Heights on Wednesday, police Lt. Michael Andraychak said. The victim, who is in her 20s, was sitting in a Buick in the 900 block of Ellsworth Street about 10 a.m. when she became involved in an argument with another woman, Andraychak said. The second woman took off, but a man with a gun showed up shortly thereafter. He fired shots at the car, Andraychak said, and the victim was struck. Read More
A man was robbed in the Western Addition on Tuesday, police said. The 24-year-old victim was near McAllister and Laguna streets about 6:25 p.m. when two men stepped out of a doorway, one holding a gun, and forced the victim to turn over his wallet and cellphone, police said. The crooks fled and have not been email@example.com Read More
A woman was choked and robbed by four thugs early Wednesday in the Portola district, police said. The 23-year-old victim was near Harvard and Felton streets about 12:15 a.m. when the group snuck up behind her, choked her, and took her purse and book bag, police said. The crooks fled down Harvard Street in either a gray or green Honda or Toyota sedan, police said.
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A woman was attacked in an apparent hate crime on a Muni bus in the Potrero Hill neighborhood Tuesday, police said.
Police arrived about 1:50 p.m. and found the 26-year-old victim visibly upset and shaken. She told police she was just sitting on the bus when a woman who was standing over her suddenly began punching her in the face.
The boxing broad then grabbed on to the handrails and began kicking the victim in the head, police said. Read More
A man was robbed by two men and a woman in SoMa on Monday, police said. The 34-year-old victim was walking in the area of Seventh and Minna streets around 11:10 p.m. when the suspects pulled up in a silver Nissan sedan and got out, police said. The suspects were described by police as two men in their 20s and a woman of unknown age. Read More
A home was burglarized Monday in the South of Market area but the crook was caught red-handed and arrested, police said. The 43-year-old suspect entered the home in the 600 block of Natoma Street through an unlocked door around 8:40 p.m. and began stealing tools while a 47-year-old resident was upstairs, police said. Other residents in the home walked in on the crook and detained him until police email@example.com Read More
A man was robbed in The City’s Portola neighborhood Monday, police said. The 23-year-old victim was walking in the area of Silver Avenue and Amherst Street around 7:15 p.m. when a man in his 20s approached simulating he had a gun in his waistband, police said. The crook demanded the victim’s property and the victim complied. The crook fled on foot with the victim’s wallet, cellphone, briefcase and cash. firstname.lastname@example.org Read More
Who watches the watches? Crooks, that’s who. A 37-year-old man was assaulted with a box cutter and robbed after he found a watch on the ground in the Civic Center area Sunday, police said. The victim found a watch on the ground on Lech Walesa Alley about 10:31 p.m. Another man approached and tried to take the watch, police said. Read More
A 37-year-old man was struck in the face with a rifle and robbed in the Silver Terrace neighborhood Sunday, police said. The victim was standing in the 1000 block of Newhall Street about 12:15 a.m. when a Ford Taurus with three men inside drove up to the 37-year-old, police said. One occupant exited the vehicle and struck the victim in the face with a rifle while the other two men rifled through the victim’s pockets. The three thugs made off with cash and a cellphone. Read More