July 2, 2011

Crime Beat

Information is from Mission and Ingleside District San Francisco Police Station newsletters.
June 30

-- 9:18pm. 300 Block Duncan. Ingleside Units were dispatched to the area regarding a Robbery that had just occurred. Several units were in a nearby location and quickly responded, locating a large group of people standing in the street. Witnesses reported that a female had been robbed and was last seen chasing after the male suspect. Both witnesses and dispatch had given officers a detailed suspect description. A male that matched the description was seen traveling down 29th Street. Upon seeing officers heading towards him, the suspect immediately fled on foot towards Mission Street. After a brief foot pursuit, the suspect was stopped and detained. One witness who had followed the suspect from the incident, immediately positively identified him. The female Victim was located and told officers that she had been approached while walking up to her front door. As she retrieved housekeys from a purse, a male came up behind her, reached across her body and grabbed her cell phone out of her left hand. The suspect ran off and Victim began to chase him. The Victim was brought to the scene of the detention and also positively identified the suspect as the male that had robbed her. The suspect was taken into custody and booked in at Ingleside Station.


Anonymous said...

Really?? A "large group" of "witness" let the "female victim" chase the suspect by herself? Nice.