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Jacqui Berlinn was touched by the people who turned out at her protest in the Tenderloin this week, which highlighted the dangers of fentanyl and its impact on the neighborhood.
Robbery suspects attacked victims with hammers, power tools, and in one case, a padlock.
Tenderloin station police have been busy in the weeks since our last roundup, including several robberies at gunpoint, a 15-hour standoff, and a machete attack.
A knife-wielding suspect barricaded himself inside a Tenderloin building early this morning, leading to an hours-long standoff with police.
In one incident, a 50-year-old man was attacked with a wheelchair by a main in his twenties.
In one incident, a suspect followed a man into a bathroom and then robbed him at gunpoint.
Over the holidays, Tenderloin officers responded to multiple robberies at gunpoint, including one in which a teen was robbed via a smartphone app.
Tenderloin police responded to multiple violent robberies in the last month of 2019.
Police stationed in the Tenderloin District arrested a man after he attacked a woman with a milk crate late last month, and responded to multiple assaults on women over 60 years old.
In one incident, a man was robbed and attacked by a group of seven people after accidentally dropping his phone.
A carjacker was able to avoid arrest and a man was assaulted after trying to stop a bike theft, among other crimes reported in the Tenderloin in early October.
The Tenderloin saw an uptick in gun violence in the month of September, and a woman was robbed of 26 bottles of body spray.
The cops at the Tenderloin Station have responded to reports of mailbox arson and knife- and gun-wielding robbers in recent weeks.