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.
Financial District, Nob Hill, Chinatown, North Beach, Russian Hill, Telegraph Hill
Garage grab: A woman waiting at a garage elevator at Sutter and Stockton streets at 6 p.m. June 15 was assaulted by a man who tried to take her purse. But after a struggle, the strap broke and he fled empty handed.
Bayview, Hunters Point
Drug bust: Plainclothes officers spotted two parolees who are also gang members sitting in a parked car on the 100 block of Westpoint Road at 5:32 p.m. June 12. A search of the door panel by a narcotics dog revealed a substantial amount of crack-cocaine packaged for sale. The men were booked on narcotics and gang-related charges.
Juvenile haul: Officers reported that a woman walking on Hollister Avenue from Third Street at 6:50 p.m. June 12 was approached by two juveniles. When they got close to the woman, they ripped her purse off her shoulder and fled on foot. About an hour later, the victim called 911 and told police one of her assailants was standing on the 1100 block of Hollister. Police detained a 16-year-old male who told officers where the woman’s purse was. Its contents, except about $200 and credit cards, were found. The juvenile was booked for robbery.
Sunset, Parkside, portions of GoldenGate Park
Reckless skating: An officer on West Portal and Ocean avenues observed a person riding a skateboard on the sidewalk, narrowly missing pedestrians at 12:32 p.m. June 13. The officer stopped the person and found the suspect in possession of a large amount of marijuana packaged for sale. He was arrested.
Glen Park, Bernal Heights, Excelsior, St. Francis Wood
Robbery: A 14-year-old boy from the Excelsior district was beaten by two robbers who stole his wallet and cell phone on the 300 block of Persia Avenue at 12:25 p.m. June 15. The robbers fled in a silver Toyota van.