Heartless crook steals $100 from Diamond Heights church

These crooks definitely made Santa’s naughty list after committing crimes just days before Christmas.

5200 block of Diamond Heights
7 a.m. Thursday

Oh holy not! A blasphemous thief stole cash from a church, cops said. Someone from the church told police that a thief broke into a locked tuition box and stole $100. Cops were given the suspect’s description but no arrest has been made.

300 block of Chenery Street
5 a.m. Friday

A bike was stolen from a garage, cops said. The victim noticed his garage door open and his bicycle missing. He then saw the crook riding down the street with it. The bike has not been recovered.

5200 block of Diamond Heights
1:35 p.m. Thursday

A serial shoplifter was arrested, police said. Officers arrived to the scene and discovered the crook had concealed several items in his backpack. The suspect was a second-time offender, they said. The store security guard detained the crook until police arrived. He was promptly arrested.

5000 block of Mission Street
12:15 a.m. Thursday

A woman was robbed of her purse, police said. The victim got off a bus and was accosted at Mission and Seneca by a man who had been sitting in a car. The goon grabbed her purse and ran back to the car and fled.

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