Castro Crime: Muni Assault Sends Man To Hospital, Armed Home Invasion, More

Here's an overview of notable crimes that were reported since our last Castro crime roundup.

All reports are listed in chronological order and come from the SFPD's daily crime recaps, unless otherwise noted.

Dolores Park Robber Sprays Victim With Mystery Substance

On May 15 at 8:30pm, a 48-year-old man was sitting on a bench while talking on his phone at Dolores Park near 19th Street when a man in his twenties approached and sprayed the victim with an unknown liquid. The assailant then stole the victim's phone before fleeing on foot.

No arrest was made, and the victim was uninjured.

Muni Assault Sends Man To Hospital

At 9:52pm on May 14, a 30-year-old man was on a Muni vehicle near Church and Market when another man, 45, boarded the coach and started an altercation.

The older man then assaulted and injured the victim before fleeing the vehicle in an unknown direction. No arrest was made, and the victim was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Corona Heights Hot Prowl Bicycle Thief

On May 16 at 4:06am, a 47-year-old man was sleeping in his home on 17th near Ord Street when a woman in her forties entered the space through a front gate and front door. She then stole a bicycle and fled. While no arrest was made, the suspect was recorded via security camera.

Dolores Park Man Beaten, Stabbed By Five Suspects

At 5:23pm in Dolores Park on May 17, a man, 23, was attacked and stabbed by five male suspects in their late teens or early twenties. The victim was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, and no arrests were made.

Cumberland Hot Prowl

Early in the morning on May 18, a 19-year-old man awoke to a sound at 5am. Upon waking up again later at 7am, he discovered that multiple items, including a bicycle, laptops, and a backpack, were missing from his apartment on Cumberland near Church and Dolores Park. No suspect has been identified or arrested.

Three Robbed In Sanchez St. Armed Home Invasion

At 6:20am on May 21, three male suspects entered a residence near 18th and Sanchez, kicking in doors, brandishing a handgun, and demanding property from four male victims, 30-57.

The victims complied and the suspects fled with a phone and additional items. No arrests were made, and the victims suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Store Robbery Leads To Injury, Arrest

Later on May 21 at 5:26pm, a 53-year-old man entered a store near Market and Dolores, and began placing items in a bag. Two men (aged 33 and 35) who work at the store witnessed the older man leave the store without paying.

One of the younger men, a security guard, attempted to detain the suspect, who hit both men with his shoulder and elbow, causing non-life threatening injuries. The suspect was then arrested by police.

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