Issue:  Vol. 48 / No. 12 / 22 March 2018

Beating, robbery incidents reported in Castro

Two men were beaten and one of them was robbed recently in separate incidents in San Francisco’s Castro neighborhood.

The first assault happened at 12:45 a.m. Monday, October 12 in the 4100 block of 18th Street when the suspect and victim were fighting in the street, Officer Albie Esparza, a police spokesman, said in a summary of the incident. The suspect used a piece of glass to cut the victim and fled on foot, Esparza said.

The victim, 21, was left with a non-life threatening laceration to the head and taken to Davies Medical Center. The suspect is a male who’s 26 to 32 years old and who’s ethnicity wasn’t specified.

The robbery took place at 2:15 a.m. Saturday, October 10 at 18th and Collingwood streets. Four suspects – two men and two women – approached the victim from behind, grabbed him, “struck him several times,” and took his property before fleeing on foot, Esparza said.

The suspects took the 44-year-old victim’s cash, but he wasn’t injured.

The suspects are described as a black male in his 20s, a black female in her 30s, a Hispanic female in her 20s, and a black male age 40.

No arrests have been made in either case.

Anyone with information related to the cases may call the SFPD anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444 or text a tip to TIP411. Type SFPD in the subject line. The incident number in the Monday assault is 150891197. The incident number for the Saturday robbery is 150890806.

— Seth Hemmelgarn, October 15, 2015 @ 3:24 pm PST
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