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

Rings stolen, owner punched at Castro shop

ringSan Francisco police are investigating the theft of several expensive rings from a shop in the Castro district this week. A store owner was punched during the robbery.

According to a police summary, the incident started at 4 p.m. Wednesday, February 26 when a man who appeared to be 40 entered the shop, punched the owner in the face, grabbed a tray full of “high-value rings,” and fled the store.

Police didn’t provide further description of the suspect, and haven’t shared which business was involved, but said it’s in the 500 block of Castro Street. An employee of Maya Jewelry, 542A Castro Street, said hers was not the business involved.

The 64-year-old owner’s injuries were listed as bruising and pain to the cheek. He refused medical treatment, according to police.

Anyone with information about the case may call the anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444, or text a tip to 847411 and type SFPD, then the message. The incident number is 140 168 635.

— Seth Hemmelgarn, February 28, 2014 @ 3:55 pm PST
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