“officers were called to a report of a man with a knife in the area of 15th and Geary Blvd. Officers arrived on scene and detained the suspect who was in possession of 3 knives, 2 corkscrews, a box cutter and a pair of shears. “
Police Blotter – May 10, 2013 [Richmond SF]

“A man was robbed at gunpoint at 1:10 a.m. near 17th and Dolores Streets, police reported. The man was walking when two male suspects pulled up next to him in a green Ford Mustang. One of the suspects exited the vehicle with a gun and demanded the victim’s belongings.”
Crime Recap: Woman Chases Thief, Shooting Injures One [ML@L]

“A man was arrested on charges that he entered the Westin St. Francis hotel in Union Square on Thursday, swiped a room key from a cleaning cart and then cleaned out the mini-bar of an unoccupied room.”
Grand theft? Hotel room mini-bar cleaned out [Ex]

“On Friday evening, a man tried to steal my phone on the 14, ripped it out of my hands and ran off the bus. In some fit of animal instinct, I ran after him off the bus, fought him, and got it back. “
I got mugged so you don’t have to (I hope) [MM]

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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