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.

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