Sunday, 1/10/10

12:15 AMA white man reportedly struck a white woman during an argument on the 700 block of Geary. Her injury wasn’t life threatening, and he was arrested.

12:47 AM: Three black men, one of whom had a gun, reportedly demanded an undescribed man’s property at Duboce and Sanchez. The victim dropped his stuff, prompting one man to hit him with the gun, as they collected his belongings and fled on foot. The victim’s injuries weren’t life threatening, and no arrest has been made.

Midnight-noon: A woman parked her car on the 2200 block of 39th Avenue, and reportedly discovered around noon that a window had been broken, the car had been set afire and some of her possessions had been stolen.

2:30 PM: An asian man was reportedly seated in a parked car, waiting for his wife, at Scott and Jackson. A black man reportedly ordered him, at gunpoint, to drive him to the victim’s home to obtain money. The suspect struck the victim with his gun after communication issues developed due to the victim’s lack of English proficiency, and kicked him out of the car along San Jose Ave. No arrests have been made.

Monday, 1/11/10

1:59 AM: Cops caught a white man catching a discarded Christmas tree on fire at 17th and Valencia, and arrested him. Insert Mission Hipster joke here.

2:30 AM: A hispanic male beat and robbed a white male on Mission between 18th and 19th. The victim’s injuries were not life threatening, no arrest.

2:50 AM: A white female was walking home on the 600 block of Stanyan when a black man robbed her at gunpoint. No arrest.

the author

Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at eve@sfappeal.com.

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