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

Taxicab getaway: A suspect entered a Castro area bank at 10:30 a.m. April 9 and demanded money without using a note or weapons.

After receiving the money, the suspect fled the area in a taxi.

Caught red-handed: A uniformed officer patrolling the area of 21st Street and Potrero Avenue at 11:20 a.m. April 9 was flagged down by a resident regarding a vehicle break in.

Upon seeing the officer, the suspect ran with the item stolen from the vehicle. After a short foot pursuit, the suspect was apprehended and the stolen item was recovered.

Tenderloin

Tenderloin, bordered by Geary, Market and Larkin streets

Drug bust: An officer was driving down the street when he saw a woman with a syringe in her hand at Golden Gate Avenue and Leavenworth Street on April 9.

The woman was believed to be injecting heroin. The officer arrested the woman on drug charges and an outstanding warrant.

Central

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

Tagged: Officers arrested four individuals on suspicion of graffiti and vandalism with spray paint near Pier 5 on The Embarcadero at 3:30 p.m. April 10.

Bayview

Bayview, Hunters Point

Attempted robbery: While on station duty, an officer took a report from a person regarding a robbery with a BB gun at Third Street and Oakdale Avenue at 6:45 p.m. April 9.

The victim told the officer that her sons were riding their scooter near a recreation center when five suspects approached them, pushed them off the scooter and rode away. The victim was able to retrieve his bicycle, but the suspects attempted to take it back. A few witnesses saw the incident and chased the suspects off. Officers arrived and were unable to locate the suspects. No one was hurt.

Car break in: Public Safety officers took a report of a theft from a locked vehicle on the 1400 block of San Bruno Avenue at 9 p.m. April 9. The victim told the officer that he had locked and secured his car in front of his home at 2:35 p.m. He returned to his car the next morning to find the window smashed and his bag missing.

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