A man was shot during a home invasion robbery in Mission Terrace on Tuesday, police said.
Two men armed with handguns forced their way into a residence in the 200 block of San Juan Avenue about 10:40 a.m., police said. Two other men were inside. The crooks searched the place and made off with a cellphone, jewelry and cash, police said.
One victim was injured when one of the crooks fired his gun, grazing the victim. His injury was not life-threatening, police said. Read More
He wants these lady robbers arrested — perhaps just so he can get another look at them.
The victim of a cellphone theft in the Mission Terrace neighborhood last weekend told police that he was unable to resist “two very good looking” female crooks who had asked for directions, even though they were about to rob him. Read More
A man was stabbed after exiting a 14-Mission Muni bus Tuesday morning, police Sgt. Michael Andraychak said.
The 42-year-old was on the bus near 26th Street about 1:20 a.m. when four young men asked him his gang affiliation, police said. The victim left the bus, but the four thugs followed and attacked him, Andraychak said.
The man was punched and then felt a sharp pain in his chest, he told police, adding that he noticed at least one of the suspects was holding knife. Read More
Let’s just hope it wasn’t the cable guy. A man installing a satellite dish on the roof of a Mission Terrace home on Monday was targeted by a goon with a pellet gun, police said. Around 9:45 a.m., the victim heard several noises that “sounded like metal hitting the satellite dish,” police said. When he looked down on the roof he saw three pellets. He then waved over a passing patrol vehicle. The victim said he did not see who shot at him. Read More
A disabled woman suffered life-threatening injuries in a house fire in San Francisco’s Mission Terrace neighborhood on Wednesday night, a fire department spokeswoman said today.The two-alarm fire was reported at 8:29 p.m. at a two-story home at 160 Santa Rosa Ave., fire spokeswoman Mindy Talmadge said.Firefighters arrived and found flames and smoke coming from the garage and front door of the home, and were told there was a disabled woman upstairs, Talmadge said. Read More
A soulless punk spray-painted graffiti on the fence of a preschool in Mission Terrace three times in the past week, police said.Despite attempts to clean up the scrawling, the vandal keeps coming back to the school in the unit block of Ocean Avenue. The latest graffiti was reported to police at around 7:45 a.m. Saturday, police at Ingleside Station said.“Volunteers had painted over the spray paint, but the next day, there was fresh graffiti,” police said. Read More
A 71-year-old woman was robbed of a pendant from her necklace in Mission Terrace, one of four separate robberies by force Monday, cops said. There have been no arrests. The woman was accosted by a 25-year-old man in the 4600 block of Mission Street around 2:15 p.m., police said. The suspect grabbed the victim’s necklace, ripped the pendant off and fled. The woman was treated at the scene for her injuries, which were not life threatening. Read More
A man unhappy with his parking ticket was arrested Tuesday for allegedly puncturing the tire of a parking officer’s three-wheeler in Mission Terrace.The Department of Parking and Traffic officer told cops she had ticketed the suspect in the 4600 block of Mission Street. While she was citing another car around 12:30 p.m., the man allegedly stuck a knife in the rear tire of her Cushman, police said. Read More
A 25-year-old bicyclist weaving through traffic on a fixed-gear bike with no brakes sent a 61-year-old woman to the hospital in critical condition after colliding with her last week in a Mission Terrace intersection.The incident highlights the danger of some fixed-gear bikes, commonly known as “fixies” because one gear is affixed to the rear wheel. Such bikes cannot coast, which means the pedals are constantly moving and can be used for braking. Read More
An attack in the Mission Terrace neighborhood early Sunday morning that police said could have been a random act left two men in their 20s with several stab wounds.The incident occurred just before 2:30 a.m. when the two men were walking near Norton and Mission streets and were approached by one or more people carrying knives. Read More