A bank robbery in the Inner Sunset district Monday afternoon was the second such heist in the lively neighborhood in just over a month, police said.
About 12:45 p.m., a man in his 50s reportedly walked up to a teller and demanded cash at the Citibank branch at the corner of Irving Street and Eighth Avenue. His hand was in his jacket pocket as if to imply that he had a gun, Officer Gordon Shyy said, but no weapon was seen. 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 San Francisco man has been arrested on suspicion of robbing a bank in downtown San Rafael last week, police said Monday.
Jeremiah C. Martin, 36, was arrested at his Sixth Street apartment about 10 p.m. Saturday, police said. Martin is suspected of robbing the Citibank at 666 Third St. shortly before 5 p.m. Thursday, according to police. Read More
A deputy sheriff who filed for bankruptcy last summer has been charged with robbing an Outer Richmond district bank this month.
Philip Chun Tong, 36, of Pacifica, faces counts of robbery and second-degree burglary in connection with the Nov. 7 heist at the Bank of America at 3701 Balboa St. Read More
This fugitive apparently forgot what it meant to be on the run.
A man wanted in connection with a bank robbery in Maryland was arrested in South San Francisco on Saturday after police said he returned to the scene of his latest crime.
About 10:30 a.m., police said, 27-year-old Eric Evans carjacked a man who was unloading groceries from the trunk of his vehicle at his home on Mayfair Avenue. Read More
San Francisco cops arrested a man Thursday on suspicion of a bank robbery spree committed earlier that day, police said Friday.
David Conrado, 48, of San Francisco, allegedly robbed two banks at the Laurel Village Shopping Center about 2 p.m., police said. A bank was robbed in the 3500 block of California Street and minutes later another bank in the 3400 block was hit. Read More
A Wells Fargo was robbed at gunpoint in downtown San Francisco on Wednesday. The robbery occurred about 4:50 p.m. in the 100 block of Spear Street, Police Department Sgt. Daryl Fong said. A man went into the bank and demanded cash from each of the three tellers working then. The bandit pulled a handgun out of his waistband while the tellers handed over the cash, police said. The man made off with an undisclosed amount of money. No arrest has been made. Read More
A man robbed a bank on Irving Street in the Inner Sunset district Tuesday morning, police Sgt. Daryl Fong said. The bandit approached a teller while simulating that he had a gun, police said, then demanded cash. The teller turned over a large amount of money and the bandit fled eastbound on Irving Street on foot, Fong said. Read More
San Francisco bank tellers can breathe easier now that a plaid-clad serial robber with a violent past is locked up, prosecutors said.
Soon after being let out of prison, career criminal Donald Booth, 68, allegedly robbed four banks in the Financial District, District Attorney George Gascón said at a news conference Tuesday. The heists happened from June 10, 2010, to Oct. 6 of this year, he said. Read More
A loitering bank robber, a repentant drug addict and a lollipop-sucking burglar have made life easy on police.
Three bizarre busts in San Francisco since Saturday must have made for fun banter at local precincts. The latest arrest was made Tuesday at the Chase Bank at Market and Eighth streets. Read More