Man robbed of camera in Portsmouth Square in Chinatown

A man was robbed of his camera and thrown to the ground at Portsmouth Square on Monday, police said.

The 43-year-old was at the park in Chinatown about 4:50 p.m. when two men who appeared to be in their 20s grabbed at his camera then threw him to the ground, police said.

Once on the ground, the victim let go of the camera and the crooks fled.

No arrests have been made.

The victim sustained only minor injuries, police said.Bay Area NewsChinatownCrimeCrime & CourtsRobberySan Francisco Police Department

If you find our journalism valuable and relevant, please consider joining our Examiner membership program.
Find out more at www.sfexaminer.com/join/

Just Posted

Struggling Chinatown restaurants get help moving business outdoors

A total of $25,000 will be distributed to assist with costs of Shared Spaces program

Nomination delays, vacancies impair SFMTA board’s ability to vote

Supervisors to consider mayor’s nominees on Aug. 10

District 7 race leads supervisor contests in campaign contributions

The race to replace outgoing Board of Supervisors President Norman Yee has… Continue reading

Jones Street getting more pedestrian space after months of community pressure

Pedestrians on Jones Street will have more room to walk as early… Continue reading

Pandemic exacerbates food insecurity for San Franciscans in need

Mayor Breed proposes $45.7 million for meal programs under two-year budget

Most Read