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Local Updates from ABC News Radio for San Francisco.

Tuesday
Sep302014

Man Robbed on Muni Bus

(SAN FRANCISCO) -- A 28-year-old man was robbed on a bus early Sunday morning in the Ingleside District.

According to the San Francisco Police Department, the victim was on a Muni bus at Edinburgh Street and Geneva Avenue when the suspect approached him and kicked him six times. The suspect, described as a black man between the ages of 25 and 30, reportedly stole the victim's money and fled.

The victim was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.

No arrests have been reported.


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Monday
Sep292014

Two Arrested in Lower Haight Armed Robbery

(SAN FRANCISCO) -- San Francisco Police arrested two people Sunday in connection to an armed robbery in Lower Haight.

The victim told officials he was photographing architecture in the area of Page and Steiner Streets just before 7 a.m. Sunday when he was approached by an armed suspect.

The suspect pointed a handgun at the man's ribcage, ordering him to drop his backpack. After the victim surrendered his wallet and bag, the suspect fled the scene to a waiting Toyota Camry, which drove off.

The man was able to provide license plate and vehicle information, helping police nab a 19-year-old man and a 27-year-old woman.

Police recovered two laptops, a cellphone, backpack, and wallet. The victim's camera is still missing, according to officials.


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Monday
Sep292014

Woman Stabbed in Mission District Robbery

(SAN FRANCISCO) -- San Francisco Police are investigating a Sunday stabbing that left one woman injured following a Mission District robbery.

The 19-year-old victim was standing on the corner of 20th Street and S. Van Ness around 5 p.m. when the suspect approached her from a Mercedes SUV.  After the man asked for money, the woman attempted to run, prompting the suspect to chase and stab her. The man fled the scene in the waiting vehicle, taking the victim's cell phone.

The victim suffered non-life-threatening wounds to her chest and leg, and was taken to San Francisco General Hospital.

The suspects are described as two black men in their 20s.


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Monday
Sep292014

Woman Injured in Ingleside Robbery

(SAN FRANCISCO) -- A woman was injured during a robbery on Friday in the Ingleside District.

According to the San Francisco Police Department, the victim was on Mission Street at 26th Street when a man knocked her down then stole her backpack and shoes.

The victim, a 32-year-old woman, suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

No arrests have been made.


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Friday
Sep262014

SFPD Searching for Suspect in Friday Morning Robbery, Shooting

(SAN FRANCISCO) -- Police are searching for a suspect in a early Friday morning armed robbery.

According to the San Francisco Police Department, the victim, a 35-year-old man, was walking near Larkin Street and Eddy Street just after midnight Friday morning when the suspect approached him with a gun drawn. The suspect allegedly told the man to "give [him] everything."

The victim gave up his wallet and cell phone. The suspect fired the gun at least twice, striking the other man in the hand and thigh, before running from the scene.

The victim was taken to San Francisco General Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.


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