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Wednesday, 1/6/10



5:30 AM: Three black men reportedly approached an asian woman at 3rd and Mission and asked her for money. When she refused, they assaulted her. Both suspects have been arrested, and the victim’s injuries are reported to be non-life-threatening.

4:50 PM: An unknown number of black males reportedly robbed a hispanic woman of her purse while on the 29 Muni line in the area of Gilman and Griffith, then fled the bus. We’re checking to see if footage is available, more on that when we know it! The victim wasn’t injured, and no arrests have been made.

6:23 PM:The SFPD reports that an asian woman was in a crosswalk at Sloat and Forest Side when she was struck by a car, receiving life-threatening injuries. This is neither an intersection nor an incident we can find reported anywhere else (google maps, everyblock, etc) so we’re getting more details on this for you and will report back. Update here.

10:45 PM: A white woman at the Muni stop at Van Ness and Ellis when three black men, one with a handgun, reportedly robbed her. She wasn’t injured, and no one’s been arrested.

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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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  • tomprete

    The intersection in the pedestrian-vs-car item almost certainly is Sloat Blvd and Forest View Drive (not “Forest Side”). I was there shortly after 8 a.m. this morning, and there was a lot of debris from burned road flares in the intersection and crosswalk.

  • tomprete

    The intersection in the pedestrian-vs-car item almost certainly is Sloat Blvd and Forest View Drive (not “Forest Side”). I was there shortly after 8 a.m. this morning, and there was a lot of debris from burned road flares in the intersection and crosswalk.

  • jujube

    I notice a trend of 3 blind mice, I meant, black men

  • jujube

    I notice a trend of 3 blind mice, I meant, black men