Dispute Over SOMA Parking Ends In Purse Snatching And Fight

A dispute over a parking spot in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood early Sunday morning led to a fight and a purse snatching, police said today.

The robbery was reported at 12:27 a.m. near New Montgomery and Natoma streets, where a 28-year-old woman and 38-year-old man had tried to park their vehicle, according to police.

A suspect approached and started an argument over the parking space, then hit the man several times and grabbed the woman’s purse before fleeing in a black SUV, police said.
The man complained of pain to his face but declined medical treatment.

The suspect, described as in his early to mid-20s, had not been found as of this morning, police said.

Anyone with information about the attack is asked to call the Police Department’s anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444 or send a tip by text message to TIP411 with “SFPD” in the message.

Dan McMenamin, Bay City News

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  • Quelkin

    “Early to mid-twenties” I’ll keep an eye out.

    • Richard Rabinowitz

      yeah, that probably covers at least half the people in Berkeley.

  • Quelkin

    “Early to mid-twenties” I’ll keep an eye out.

    • Richard Rabinowitz

      yeah, that probably covers at least half the people in Berkeley.