A man was shot in the ankle in the Bayview district early Thursday, police said.
The 23-year-old victim had just left a friend’s house in the area of Osceola Lane near George Court about 1:30 a.m. when he heard gunshots, police Sgt. Daryl Fong said. The victim felt a sharp pain in his ankle and realized he had been shot.
A relative took the man to the hospital, but his injury was minor, police said. Cops spoke to the victim at the hospital, but he was uncooperative — even seeming uncertain of the shooting location. Read More
A man was startled awake by burglars in the Crocker Amazon neighborhood Wednesday, police said.
The 37-year-old victim was asleep at his home in the 100 block of Baltimore Way about 9:20 a.m. when he heard strange noises from his living room, police Officer Albie Esparza said. When he went to investigate, he saw two men standing in his living room.
The unarmed burglars demanded the man give up his wallet, which he did, Esparza said. One of the crooks also took a cellphone and MP3 player.
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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
Tuesday’s crime recap includes a burglary, shoplifting at Walgreens, a knifepoint robbery and a coffee assault. 4600 block of Mission Street12:45 p.m. TuesdayA man was caught stealing from a Walgreens, police said. He walked out of the store with headphones without paying. A clerk ID’d the crook.Unit block of Rudden Avenue11:17 a.m. TuesdayTwo burglars were arrested, police said. The victim was home when he heard the suspects banging on his garage, attempting to gain entry. He called police and they were arrested a few blocks away. Read More
Talk about a troubled teen.A 13-year-old boy was arrested on charges of battery and public intoxication in Half Moon Bay on Tuesday after he attacked two teenage girls, police said. The boy reportedly injured two 14-year-old girls when he struck them with a closed fist in the 500 block of Kelly Avenue about 12:46 p.m., police said. Police located the boy nearby and he appeared to be intoxicated. He was taken to a hospital. His case will be forwarded to the district attorney and he could face prosecution, police said. firstname.lastname@example.org Read More
A man was blindsided and hospitalized in one of many robberies in The City overnight. Seventh and Market streets2 p.m. MondayA 24-year-old man was blindsided by a punch in the head and robbed, police said. The crook fled with the victim’s wallet and cash. The victim sustained a broken jaw and was hospitalized.McAllister and Octavia streets8:40 p.m. MondayA man, 28, was robbed by three thugs, police said. One of the crooks simulated a gun in his waistband and demanded the victim’s goods. The three fled. Read More
In a case of road rage eerily reminiscent of urban legend, a man was threatened at gunpoint early Sunday morning in San Mateo for flashing his high beams at the armed driver, police said.
The victim was on state Highway 92 about 12:05 a.m. when he was passed by a newer-model black Mercedes sedan with its high beams on, police said. The victim reportedly flashed his high beams when the Mercedes passed, then exited the freeway at Alameda De Las Pulgas.
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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. One of the men pushed the victim against the car and rifled through his pockets, police said. The second man stood by holding a gun on the victim. He told the victim not to move or he would shoot. 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
If you’re looking for a safe business environment, being neighbors with a martial arts academy might be a good option. In the past two months, two separate attacks on workers at a shopping center at Polk and California streets were defused by a couple of heroic combat experts. Read More
A man was ambushed by four goons and robbed in the Mission district Thursday morning, police said. The 31-year-old victim was in the 2900 block of 20th Street around 12:25 a.m. when one of four suspects “jumped out” at him and he took off running, police said. While making his escape the victim fell and the four goons surrounded him, one of whom had a knife, police said. The knife-wielding thug demanded the victim turn over his goods and he complied.The goons fled in an unknown direction with the victim’s cellphone and cash, police said. Read More
A man was stabbed in the stomach during an attempted robbery in the Crocker Amazon neighborhood Wednesday, police Officer Albie Esparza said. Two men in their 20s approached the 18-year-old victim on Mission Street near Ottawa Avenue around 10 p.m. and demanded he turn over his bag, Esparza said. The victim complied. While he was handing over the bag, one of the thugs punched him in the side of his face. The other thug then pulled out a knife and stabbed the victim in the stomach, Esparza said. Read More
A man was shot in the hip during a road rage incident near Hunters Point on Wednesday, police said. The 21-year-old victim was a passenger in a car traveling on Third Street near Newcomb Avenue about 9 p.m. when a dark-colored Mitsubishi started tailgating the vehicle, police Officer Albie Esparza said. The Mitsubishi then pulled up on the passenger side of the car at a red light. The driver, described only as a man in his 20s wearing a long-sleeve black hoodie, exchanged words with the victims before punching the passenger in the face, Esparza said. Read More
A man was robbed at gunpoint by three goons in South of Market on Monday, police said. The 29-year-old victim was walking in the 100 block of San Bruno Avenue about 10:30 p.m. when three people drove up to him in a green Ford Expedition, police Officer Carlos Manfredi said. One suspect brandished a gun and demanded the victim’s belongings, police said. The victim turned over his cellphone, cash and watch and the trio fled in the SUV. Later, police impounded a vehicle that matched the description of the suspects’ SUV, Manfredi said. Read More