San Francisco cop doesn’t think assault threat is funny

A joker said he was “just kidding” after threatening to assault a San Francisco cop.

1300 block of La Playa
5:30 a.m. Wednesday

A wannabe comedian was arrested for trespassing, assaulting a police officer and resisting arrest after wearing out his welcome at a restaurant and refusing to leave. The man called the cop a coward and asked what he would get for assaulting an officer. The cop forced him to the ground and handcuffed him and was injured during the struggle. The doofus later told police he was “just kidding.”

300 block of Eddy Street
11:20 p.m. Wednesday

A 40-year-old man was robbed of his backpack. The victim was in an argument with the 27-year-old suspect who grabbed the victim’s backpack and fled on foot. No arrest has been made.

Mission and Norton streets
3:15 p.m. Tuesday

A woman told police she was waiting at a bus stop when a crook snuck up behind her, grabbed her purse and fled down Mission Street. She said she could identify the crook if she saw him again.

1600 block of 31st Avenue
Between 11:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Tuesday

A woman told police her home was burglarized. She got home after 7 p.m. and saw that her side garage door had been pried open.

rnagle@sfexaminer.com

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