A good Samaritan really stuck his leg out Wednesday -- literally -- to help a woman who was robbed of her iPhone on a Muni bus when he reportedly tripped the fleeing robber in UN Plaza, leading to his arrest.Police responded to the plaza on a battery call and found that nearby security officers had detained the accused mugger. Read More
A shooting wounded two men in the Tenderloin on Wednesday afternoon just blocks from the Civic Center event where thousands of Giants fans were celebrating the team’s World Series win.
Police responded to the shooting in the 200 block of Leavenworth Street, near Turk Street, at 2:43 p.m., spokesman Officer Carlos Manfredi said. Read More
Just say no to thugs. A man was beaten with a metal bat for refusing to buy narcotics from pushers in the Tenderloin early Tuesday, police said.
The victim, a 47-year-old resident of the area, suffered a broken hand while trying to stave off the bat's blows in the 400 block of Leavenworth Street, San Francisco police Sgt. Daryl Fong said. Read More