At commenter modelenoir’s suggestion, we’ve mapped out today’s Blotter items (RSS readers, you might have to click through, sorry!). What do you think? Useful? Unnecessary? We’d love to hear feedback, in the comments or by email.

Monday, 1/25/10

10:13 PM: Two men reportedly shoved a third to the ground on the 2200 block of Mission, then allegedly wrested his wallet from him before fleeing on foot. No one’s been arrested, and the victim wasn’t seriously injured.

10:40 PM: A man was at 21st and Capp when another man reportedly asked him for a cigarette — but that request was, seemingly, a diversion, as another man came up from behind the requestee and knocked him to the ground. The two men allegedly robbed the grounded guy of his cell phone, then fled on foot. The victim’s injuries weren’t serious, and no one’s been arrested.

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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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