Suspects Arrested After Robbing Couple in Bayview

Officers arrested a man suspected of robbing a couple in San Francisco’s Bayview District Friday afternoon, police said.

The two victims, aged 57 and 67, were walking down Carolina and 23rd streets around 1:37 p.m. when they were robbed, according to San Francisco Police Department’s Bayview District officials.

The suspect approached them and demanded their bags, cell phones and wallets, and told them to turn around and walk away once all of their items were handed over, police said.

As the couple were walking away as directed, they used a passers-by phone to call the police, who responded and found the suspect getting out of a vehicle in the Potrero Hill Housing Development.

After a foot chase, officers took the suspect into custody on 25th and Connecticut streets, police said.

Officers searched the area for the suspect’s accomplice, but were unable to locate or identify him Friday.

The arrested suspect, who was a parolee at large, was booked on robbery charges at the Bayview station.

Andrew Dickey, Bay City News

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  • Janet Wood

    More black on Asian crime in the Bayview?

    • Helena

      Janet, I’ve seen you comment on almost every article I’ve read for probably a couple of months. Your comments are ignorant and uneducated. You should rationalize your thoughts before writing them on the internet. You know when people say “I’ve lost faith in humanity.” They’re saying that because of people like you. Btw, you can see a whole long list of your comments from previous articles

      Whether you listen to my advice or you don’t, being close-minded will not get you very far. If you’d like to get more educated on the whole “Black Lives Matter” and everything that has been going on, I suggest reading up on some Pros/Cons and summing them up. I’m not even black, but I was taught in High School how to critically analyze situations, such as events regarding race, before judging.

  • cl mullins

    Not the Bayview, Potrero Hill. Not even close.