Man robbed of cellphone while waiting for ride in SoMa

A 35-year-old man was robbed of his cellphone while he waited for a ride-hail in the South of Market neighborhood on Tuesday night, police said.

The man was standing in the 100 block of Fifth Street waiting for his ride when at about 9:30 p.m. several men approached him and wrestled his phone away, according to police.

The suspects punched and kicked the victim as well, then ran away south on Natoma Street. They also took his jacket.

The victim declined medical treatment. No arrests had been made as of Wednesday morning.

Untitled-1

Read more criminal justice news on the Crime Ink page in print. Follow us on Twitter: @sfcrimeink

Just Posted

ACLU warns BART panhandling and busking ban is ‘unconstitutional’ — and could lead to lawsuits

Elected BART leaders are considering banning panhandling and busking — playing music… Continue reading

Jeff Adachi’s family disputes finding that public defender died of toxic drug mix

Independent expert concludes manner of death was natural

S.F. mural debate follows students during first week of school

Classes started Monday at George Washington High School, but the fallout of… Continue reading

New Chinatown station to be named for Rose Pak, but opponents vow to keep fighting

Debate over power broker’s legacy exposes deep rifts in Chinese community

City shutting down long-term mental health beds to expand hospital Navigation Center

The City is preparing to close dozens of permanent, residential treatment beds… Continue reading

Most Read