Burglar falls out of window, fractures eye socket

This burglar might have a hard time seeing the error of his ways.

The crook suffered a fractured eye-socket and head injuries after falling from the second-story window of a home that he allegedly robbed in the Mission district early Sunday, police said.

San Francisco police were called to the 3100 block of Mission Street, near St. Luke’s Hospital, around 12:20 a.m. about a hot-prowl burglary.

The suspect, a 20-year-old man, entered a home and swiped four necklaces and a cellphone, police said.

He apparently was unaware that the resident, a 21-year-old woman, was home. So he fled with the loot. But he botched the getaway by tumbling out of the second-story window, police said.

The suspect needed medical attention. Police transported him to San Francisco General Hospital with injuries that were not life threatening, police said. He was also arrested.

The stolen loot was recovered, police said.

maldax@sfexaminer.com

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