Crime Blotter: Felonious Faux pas

(AP file photo)The victim had met the suspect at Powell Street BART station the night before.

(AP file photo)The victim had met the suspect at Powell Street BART station the night before.

Felonious Faux pas: Robber had designs on woman’s wallet

A 66-year-old woman was robbed at gunpoint near the Design District Tuesday, police said.

The victim was walking in the 2300 block of 16th Street about 10:30 a.m. when an unknown male suspect put “a hard object” against her head and demanded her property, police said.

She handed the crook her wallet and he fled on foot.

— Rob Nagle

Swiper swoops on stoop: Smoking’s a bad habit, and so is armed robbery

A man was robbed Tuesday while sitting on his front steps in the Lower Haight, police said.

The 24-year-old was approached in the 600 block of Page Street about 11:15 p.m. by a man in his 30s who asked for a cigarette, police said.

The smoking goon then pulled out a chrome semi-automatic handgun, took the victim’s cellphone and fled, police said.

— Rob Nagle

Considered Dangerous: Boyfriend sought in  teen’s fatal shooting

The boyfriend of an Emeryville woman found fatally shot inside her home Monday afternoon is suspected of killing her, police said, but cops are still searching for him.

Taranda Jones, 18, was found in the 1000 block of 47th Street with a gunshot wound to her upper torso.

Authorities have identified her boyfriend, DeAngelo Eagleton, 18, as a suspect in the slaying and say he should be considered armed and dangerous.

Police said Eagleton and Jones had both attended Emery Secondary School but had not reported to school anytime recently.

The killing marked Emeryville’s first homicide of 2012.

— Bay City News

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