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Crime Recap: Three Robberies, One at Gunpoint, in Mission
A woman was robbed of her purse and cell phone by three men on the night of Friday, January 6, according to the police. The 24-year-old woman was in a building on Mission Street between 18th and 19th streets near 1 a.m. when she was approached by three men in their early 20s. The group of men pulled at her purse and then took her phone and wallet from it before walking outside. The woman convinced the three men to return her ID and debit card. They did, before running off on foot. The police have not made an arrest. At 7:30 p.m. Saturday, a 36-year-old man at Holladay and Peralta avenues was robbed at gunpoint, according to police. The suspect, a man in his late 20s, approached the victim near 7:30 p.m. and asked for a cigarette. When the victim said he didn't have one, the suspect pulled out a pistol and pointed it at the victim. The victim gave up his wallet and cash before the suspect punched him and entered a sedan, driving off westbound on Peralta ...