Thursday, January 31, 2013

Jan. 29, 2013

Incident Date:
Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

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CRIME ALERT: Increase in recent trend of robberies and thefts in and around the Balboa BART Station and City College area,
Be vigilant of suspicious vehicles pulling up and its occupants asking for directions and/or to use your phone and then fleeing the scene with your property.      
Click on Don’t be a target link below:       

                                                           Safety Tips:
*Try not to have your Iphone or other property visible for others to see.
*If someone asks to use your phone, advise them you do not have one.
*Do not store or carry your phones in your back pocket, people will know you have one.
*Have (415)553-8090 programmed in your cell phone to contact SF 911 directly.
*If you see any suspicious activity involving you or others, or see someone needing help 
              Call the police.


No incidents to report.

Serious Incidents:
11:50am     3300 Blk Mission                    Robbery
Officers Padilla and Sullivan were on patrol when they were flagged down regarding a robbery involving a knife. The victim said he was sitting at the MUNI bus shelter located on the Northwest corner of Mission and 30th street. Moments later, a Muni bus pulled into the bus stop and two suspects exited the bus and sat down next to the victim. Both suspects began rifling through the victim’s pockets. The victim reacted and pushed both suspects away, but one of them pulled out a knife and held it up to the victim’s lower abdomen. The suspect then said, “Give me your money”. Fearing for his life, the victim handed over his cell phone. . Both suspects then casually walked away, crossing the street headed onto Eastbound Eugenia Street. Officer Padilla and Sullivan searched for the suspects to no avail. Report Number 130081752

7:00pm       100 Blk Lowell                       Robbery
Officers Morrow and Naval went to investigate a robbery call at Lowell and Brunswick. Officers Tam and Cortez were already on scene interviewing another victim that was robbed as well. Officer Naval spoke to the victim who said she had just gotten off Muni bus and was walking home headed Eastbound on Lowell Street. As she was walking she saw three suspects walking towards her. As soon as they crossed paths, one of the suspects put a Silver colored object up to her neck and instructed her to look down and not to scream.  The victim assumed it was a gun so she complied with the suspect’s demands. A second suspect started going through her pockets and asked her if she had any money. The victim did not want to be harmed and handed over her purse. The suspects told her to start walking and they fled in the opposite direction. A she was walking she heard another female scream, who apparently was a victim of a robbery as well. Both victims then went to the corner store and called the police. Report Number 130082932.

7:03pm       100 Blk Lowell                       Robbery
Officers Morrow and Naval responded to Lowell and Brunswick on a call of a robbery. When they arrived, they found two victims. After speaking with the first victim, they spoke with the second one, who said she was walking home after going to the produce market when she was approached by two suspects. When the suspects passed her, one of them pulled out a Silver gun and held it up to her right temple. She then felt a kick or punch to her right abdominal area and right leg. The victim said she felt to the ground as a result and one of the suspects yanked her wallet from her pants and her cell phone from her hands and the earphones that were in her ears, which were connected to her phone. After stealing the items, the suspects ran Eastbound on Lowell Street and lost sight of them as they approached Brunswick. The victim then walked to the corner store to call for the police. Report Number 130082960.

Vehicle and Other Incidents:
  2:08am          O’shaugnessy/Bosworth                     Traffic Collision
  7:15am          100 Blk Leland                                   Stay Away Order Violation
  8:47am          400 Blk Hazelwood                            Recovered License Plate
  8:54am          200 Blk Ellington                                Recovered Vehicle
  9:00am          Unit Blk Ora                                       Fraud
10:00am          Mission/30th                                         Hit and Run
11:45am          200 Blk Santa Rosa                            Recovered Vehicle
12:45pm          Unit Blk Phelan                                  Theft  
  2:00pm          700 Blk Brunswick                             Theft from Building
  5:26pm          1600 Blk Guerrero                              Recovered Vehicle
  5:35pm          700 Blk Gates                                     Recovered Vehicle
  6:00pm          Unit Blk Powers                                 Stolen Vehicle
  7:00pm          Unit Blk Winfield                               Burglary
  7:14pm          700 Blk Vienna                                   Arson
  8:00pm          2600 Blk Alemany                              Recovered Vehicle

Burglaries with suspect description:

No incidents to report.