policeblotter_sfa.jpgThursday, 02/25/10

5:50 AM: A suspect was reportedly caught in the act of setting fire to a dumpster and a newspaper stand at 5th and Shipley, and remains in custody.

7:30 PM: A man was walking at Washington and Stockton when he was reportedly attacked by three other men, one of whom allegedly hit him on the head and knocked him unconscious. When he woke up, the money he had in his pocket was gone. His injuries aren’t considered life threatening, and no one’s been arrested.

7:40 PM: A man reportedly robbed a woman of her cell phone while walking at Eddy and Divisadero. He has been arrested.

7:51 PM: One man reportedly punched another in the face while on the street at 9th and Mission, then fled on foot. The victim was taken to SF General with injuries said to be life threatening. No arrests have been reported in this case.

Friday, 02/26/10

2:45 AM: One man reportedly stole another man’s cell phone as he was walking at Mission and Silver. The suspect fled on foot, but has 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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