A log of daily events from Peninsula police departments.
Strong-armed: A man walking on Sullivan Avenue near the Interstate 280 onramp at 1:40 p.m. Aug. 31 was blocked by two muggers. They punched the victim and grabbed his wallet, which contained charge cards, a cell phone and his Social Security card. The culprits ran up the hill through the bushes and rode off with a getaway driver in a vehicle waiting on the highway shoulder.
Meter man assault: A man receiving a parking citation in front of 57 Como Ave. pushed the enforcement officer at 6 a.m. Aug. 30 and was booked into county jail on a battery charge.
Hot pursuit: The victim of a hit-and-run fender-bender pursued the other driver west on Millbrae Avenue and onto northbound U.S. Highway 101 at 8:46 a.m. Wednesday, while phoning the location to the police, enabling officers to citethe fugitive.
Stroller accident: A child in a stroller suffered minor injuries when struck by a vehicle while being pushed across El Camino Real near Millwood Drive at 3:08 p.m. Wednesday.
Missing hiker rescued: A hiker on San Bruno Mountain heard yelling from a canyon and called police at 2:49 p.m. Wednesday. North County Fire Authority dispatched firefighters and paramedics, who found a dehydrated but otherwise unhurt elderly Brisbane woman within 15 minutes. The woman was last seen Sunday but was not reported missing until a few hours before she was found.
Blackout: A man driving a black two-door vehicle was reported to be repeatedly ramming a building on the 1700 block of Broadway at 1:09 p.m. Aug. 28. But when police investigated, they realized he was undergoing a diabetic blackout and had him transported to Stanford Hospital for treatment of a head injury.
Gang beating: Three teens driving an older gray Acura were witnessed beating up a male victim in front of Pier 1 Imports, 2485 El Camino Real, at 8:31 p.m. Sept. 2. However, the suspects were gone from the vicinity before police arrived.