S.F. Police Blotter: Neighborhood crime log

These are excerpts from the San Francisco Police Department's daily log of activities. Incidents are listed by police precincts and the neighborhoods they patrol.

Central

Financial District, Nob Hill, Chinatown, North Beach, Russian Hill, Telegraph Hill

Unidentified: A woman was walking home from work at North Point and Mason streets at 1:20 a.m. June 16 when two men ran up to her and grabbed her purse. One suspect punched her and knocked her to the ground as the other took the purse. Both men fled in a silver truck. Officers detained three men in their 20s in a truck at 1500 Broadway, but the woman could not identify them as the suspects.

Northern

Pacific Heights, Marina, Japantown, Polk Gulch

Belt thief a sex offender: An officer responded to a business on the 2100 block of Fillmore Street at 2:45 p.m. June 18 regarding a theft call. A witness told the officer the suspect put three belts in his pocket and walked out of the store without paying. The subject was placed under arrest. A computer check revealed the suspect was a sex offender. The suspect was booked for the theft and failing to register.

Mission

Mission district, Noe Valley

Screwdrivered: A victim was threatened with a screwdriver and forced to give a suspect cash at 21st and Shot-well streets June 17. The suspect was located by an officer and arrested.

Park

Cole Valley, Haight, Castro, Twin Peaks, Panhandle

School bells: About one hour after Gateway School was closed June 16, alarms went off. When officers arrived, they found some windows broken on the Geary Street side. The officers also saw that the sprinkler heads inside were gushing full blast, and the water was flowing down the staircase into the basement.

Bayview

Bayview, Hunters Point

Hot car: Officers responded to Giants Drive and Ingerson Avenue at 2 a.m. June 15 regarding an explosion. Officers met with firefighters who were putting out a vehicle that was set on fire.

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