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Castro Crime: Rideshare Passengers Rob Driver, Armed Robbery, More

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By Brian Ray - Published on December 04, 2017.

Here's an overview of notable incidents reported around the Castro since our last crime roundup.

All reports come from the SFPD's daily crime recaps, unless otherwise noted.

Three armed suspects rob, injure man

On November 30th at 5:10am, three men in their mid-20s stepped out of a vehicle near Liberty and Dolores. The trio approached a 57-year-old man, with one suspect brandishing a firearm. One of the younger men then punched the older victim and stole his phone, while another unsuccessfully tried to pull off his rings. The victim had non-life threatening injuries. No arrests were made.

Teen robs woman on Muni

On November 27th, at 2:30pm, a 42-year-old woman was sitting on Muni near Duboce and Belcher. A teenage boy, aged 15 or 16, grabbed a phone from her hand and fled. No arrest was made.

Corona Heights hot prowl

On November 23rd at 12:03am, an unknown suspect entered a residence near Saturn and Lower Terrace. Later in the morning, the victim, a 34-year-old male resident, awoke to find his front door open, with computers and a messenger bag missing.

Passengers rob rideshare driver

On November 22nd at 7:37pm, a 51-year-old rideshare driver picked up two male passengers in their 20s near Market and Noe. When the driver asked the younger men to exit his vehicle, they became aggressive, pushed him, and stole his earbud headphones before fleeing on foot. No arrest was made, and the ridesharing company was not identified.

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