Issue:  Vol. 48 / No. 11 / 15 March 2018

Assault, robbery incidents reported in Castro

San Francisco police are investigating an assault that left a man unconscious in the Castro district early this morning (Wednesday, February 18) and a robbery that happened Sunday, February 15.

The 1 a.m. assault started when two men got into an argument in the 400 block of Castro Street and one man punched the other in the face.

The victim, 27, fell backward “and hit his head against a parked vehicle,” leaving him unconscious, Sergeant Monica MacDonald, a police spokeswoman, said in a summary. He was taken to San Francisco General Hospital with a non-life threatening abrasion to his head.

The suspect, described only as a 30-year-old Hispanic male, fled.

The robbery occurred at about 2 a.m. Sunday in the 4000 block of 18th Street. In that incident, said MacDonald, the victim, 27, ” was walking home” when the suspect approached him “and asked what he had. [The victim] got scared and handed over his phone.” The suspect, described only as a 20-year-old Hispanic male, fled.

The victim wasn’t injured.

No arrests have been made in either case.

Anyone with information related to either case may call the SFPD anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444. People may also text a tip to TIP411. Type SFPD in the subject line. The incident number for the assault is 150148843. The incident number for the robbery is 150139331.

— Seth Hemmelgarn, February 18, 2015 @ 1:06 pm PST
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