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.

Southern

South of Market, China Basin, Embarcadero

Aggressive panhandler: Officers responded to the Safeway on King Street on May 8 regarding complaints about an aggressive panhandler. They saw the suspect near the entrance of the store holding a paper cup and attempted to detain him, but he walked away.

When the officers ordered him to stop, he turned and walked toward them with a knife in his hand. Officers grabbed the suspect’s arm, knocking the knife to the ground. The suspect was taken into custody.

Assault: Officers responded to Mary and Howard streets May 6 regarding a homeless woman who was assaulted. They detained a suspect who was intoxicated.

Park

Cole Valley, Haight, Castro, Twin Peaks, Panhandle

Open door: A resident on the 100 block of Ord Street took a dog for a walk at 1:30 a.m. May 8. He left his door open but closed the metal security gate. He walked around the block and returned to see a man inside the gate with a bicycle.

He heard someone inside his residence and saw that his computer was unhooked and sitting at the top of the stairs. As he called police, he saw the suspect fleeing and provided a description. Officers arrested the suspect, a parolee, at Market and Eureka streets.

Taraval

Sunset, Parkside, portions of Golden Gate Park

Customer disservice: At 11 a.m. May 10, an officer went to a store on the 800 block of Irving Street, where an employee was drunk and abusive. The officer arrested the resident of the 500 block of 46th Avenue on a misdemeanor warrant.

Bayview

Bayview, Hunters Point

Armed robbery: Bayview housing officers responded to Ingerson Avenue regarding a robbery at 1:09 p.m. May 9. The victim said he had been robbed at gunpoint and knifepoint by two suspects who took all his belongings. Thevictim then ran after the suspects and helped police locate them. The suspects were arrested.

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