This is a recap of recent criminal activity in the South of Market area since our last summary on December 27th. All incidents were reported in the police department's daily blotter unless otherwise noted.
Victim transports himself to hospital after near-fatal stabbing
On January 16th around 5am, a 46-year-old man on the unit block of 9th Street argued with an unknown suspect who later stabbed him with a sharp object.
The suspect left the scene, and the victim, who suffered life-threatening wounds, was able to transport himself to a hospital.
Woman stabbed during robbery
On January 14th, at approximately 12:39am, a 28-year-old woman was walking near 4th and Harrison streets when an unknown suspect stabbed her and stole her purse.
The victim was transported to a hospital to be treated for a non-fatal wound, and the suspect was not apprehended.
Assault leads to life-threatening injuries, arrest
In an assault that took place on January 10th at 4:30am near 5th and Market streets, a 38-year-old man received life-threatening injuries after a suspect chased him and beat him with a stick. See our full story for details.
Stabbing on Howard Street
As we reported last week, at 10:05am on January 9th, a 30-year-old man was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after he was stabbed near Howard and 9th streets.
Assault with vehicle leads to life-threatening injuries
A 25-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries on 3rd and Harrison streets after an assault with a vehicle. For the full story, see our report from January 8th.
Two women robbed and assaulted
At 1:45am on January 7th, two 18-year-old women were robbed and assaulted near Lapu Lapu and Rizal streets.
Two suspects, described as women between 20 and 25, got out of a car as the victims walked past before assaulting them and stealing their property, which included a backpack that contained currency and passports.
The suspects got back into their vehicle and fled westbound on Harrison, and the victims were not injured.
Suspects rob man inside his car
Three male suspects in their twenties robbed a man at gunpoint in his car on January 6th. The incident took place at 10:26pm near Mission Street and Angelos Alley when three suspects in their twenties got into a 33-year-old man's car.
The victim began to drive and eventually pulled over, at which point the suspects brandished handguns and went through the victim’s pockets, eventually stealing cash and a necklace before fleeing in an unknown direction.
Argument escalates to robbery, assault
On January 6th at 6:20pm on the 600 block of Bryant Street, a 21-year-old woman was injured after a verbal altercation between her and 27-year-old male suspect turned physical.
The suspect assaulted the victim and reached into her jacket pocket and stole her cell phone and cash, before fleeing north on 5th Street. The suspect was not apprehended, and the victim refused treatment for her injuries, which were not life-threatening.
Man hospitalized after robbery
At 2:52am on January 6th on the 400 block of Mission Street, a female suspect in her thirties robbed a 32-year-old man, grabbing a bag that contained speakers and sunglasses.
As the victim tried to keep his property, the suspect struck him with an unknown sharp object; when the victim let go, she fled the scene with his bag. No arrest was made, and the victim received non-life-threatening injuries.
Pellet gun-wielding robber shoots victim
On December 30th at 6:00pm, a male suspect in his twenties shot a 43-year-old man with a pellet gun during a robbery near 4th and Mission streets.
The incident began when the suspect approached the victim and attempted to take his bag. After a struggle ensued and the victim kept his grip, the suspect shot him in the palm of his hand and fled east on Mission Street.
No arrests were made, and the victim received non-life-threatening injuries.
The next Southern Station community meeting will be held from 6:00pm-7:30pm on January 17th at COVO on 981 Mission Street. Contact the station at 415-575-6000 for more information.
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