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Woman Violently Robbed of Phone, a Brawl and Multiple Mission Burglaries
A 50-year-old woman was injured in a struggle over her cell phone on Wednesday morning. Police report that the woman was walking with her cell phone in hand near 23rd Street and South Van Ness Avenue at 1:20 a.m. when she was approached by two unidentified men. As one of the men grabbed her phone, the woman resisted and a struggle ensued. The man then pulled out a handgun, which he used to hit the woman, causing her to fall to the ground. Both suspects reportedly ran to a vehicle and fled westbound on 23rd Street. The victim was transported to the hospital for treatment of her non-life-threatening injuries — police do not have a vehicle description at this time and have not reported any arrests. On January 10, four men believed to be between the ages of 20 and 30 violently attacked a 29-year-old man at 16th and Mission streets. The incident occurred at 1:40 p.m. and was motivated by a verbal argument between the victim and one of the suspects, which ...