Man robbed of camera in Richmond District; two injured in separate stabbings

A 29-year-old man was robbed of his camera while taking photos in the Richmond District on Wednesday afternoon.

The robbery occurred the 900 block of Point Lobos Avenue around 3:15 p.m. The two men, both believed to be around 20, took off with the camera but the victim chased after them, according to police.

The suspects then jumped in a nearby waiting sedan, which had three other people inside, police said. The victim would not let go of his property at first and was dragged behind the car.

No arrests had been made as of Thursday morning. The victim injured his arm and shoulder but refused medical attention.

Meanwhile, a man was seriously wounded in a stabbing in the Tenderloin on Wednesday afternoon.

The stabbing happened while the 29-year-old man was standing on a sidewalk and a man believed to be in his 40s or 50s rode up on a bicycle, jumped off his bike and chased the victim with a knife around 1:55 p.m. in the 400 block of Turk Street.

The suspect then fled on his bicycle. The victim was transported to the hospital for his life-threatening stab wound.

No arrests had been made as of Thursday morning.

Another stabbing occurred Wednesday afternoon in the Western Addition, police said.

The victim, a 52-year-old man, noticed he had been stabbed after getting into an argument with a woman around 12:15 p.m., according to police.

The man was taken to a hospital for treatment and is expected to survive. The woman was not arrested.


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