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.

Mission

Mission district, Noe Valley

Fight: Battery with serious injuries was reported at 8:37 p.m. April 27 near 21st Street. The suspect and victim were homeless men who frequently drink alcohol in and around Jose Coronado Playground and along 21st Street.

The victim was punched repeatedly in the face and was bleeding from his nose and mouth. Medics were called. The suspect escaped on foot.

Richmond

Richmond, most of Golden Gate Park

Tools taken: A garage was broken into and numerous tools were taken between 7:30 p.m. April 17 and 7:30 a.m. April 18 on the 400 block of 38th Avenue.

Central

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

Robbery: Officers responded to witnesses who were holding a 19-year-old transient who had grabbed a woman’s purse and ran to Post and Grant streets at 1:15 p.m. April 21 at Market and Kearny streets. The man was booked for robbery.

Park

Cole Valley, Haight, Castro, Twin Peaks, Panhandle

Drug bust: At 9:20 a.m. April 20 near the children’s playground in Golden Gate Park, officers reported an old van with Oregon plates that had a “pungent” odor emanating from it.

The officers found a couple smoking marijuana while weighing portions of the drug and putting it into plastic baggies. They had about two pounds with them and explained that it was for their personal use.

Taraval

Sunset, Parkside, portions of Golden Gate Park

Prostitution: Vice officers went to an address on the 600 block of Taraval Street at 1 p.m. April 22 after receiving a complaint from officers of possible prostitution activity at a massage parlor. They cited a resident of the 300 block of 28th Avenue for soliciting an act of prostitution.

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