Residents home during three separate burglaries in SF

A 30-year-old woman woke up Tuesday when someone opened and closed her bedroom door in the Outer Sunset. She thought it was her boyfriend, but soon learned it wasn’t.

The woman was one of three San Francisco residents present when intruders entered their homes in separate incidents Tuesday, police said.

In the Outer Sunset burglary, the woman discovered her house had been ransacked after realizing her boyfriend was at work around 6:40 a.m., police said.

Laptop computers and a video game console were stolen from the house on Pacheco Street and 46th Avenue, police said.

Then around 1:24 p.m., a 59-year-old woman heard noises from another room in her Panhandle home and discovered she had been burgled.

The screen to the front window had been removed and her front door was left ajar, police said. The burglars, two unknown men, stole her laptop and router.

The woman saw the suspects on a staircase outside her home near Fell and Ashbury streets when she arrived there earlier that day, police said.

Around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, another home was burglarized in Portola.

A 77-year-old woman was asleep inside the house on University Avenue and Bacon Street when a man in his late 20s entered the home.

The elderly woman was awakened by the unknown man leaving through the front door, police said. Around the same time, the woman’s husband came home and saw the man walking out of his house.

When confronted, the man told the husband he worked for the Pacific Gas and Electric Company and was checking a meter, police said. He then left.

It’s not clear what the man stole.

None of the burglars have been caught by police. No detailed descriptions of them were released.


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