Three suspects are being hunted in connection to hate crime assaults in the Castro and Hayes Valley areas.In two recent attacks, police said, men hollered homophobic slurs while beating up victims they did not know, police Officer Gordon Shyy said.One of the assaults occurred March 29 in the 400 block of Castro Street, police said, while the other happened April 7 near Market and Gough streets.
Two teenagers were beaten and robbed in a park by three goons whom they had just met at a restaurant Tuesday night, police said.
The 19-year-old victims met three men in their 20s, and they all agreed to smoke in a park together, police said.
Afterward, an argument ensued about payment and the three men in their 20s proceeded to beat on the two victims, punching them several times, police said.
A 30-year-old man who was on his way to meet his girlfriend in the Mission district was robbed at gunpoint near 25th and Shotwell streets about 10:15 a.m. Tuesday, police said.
The gun-toting robber demanded the victim’s property and told him to walk around the corner “because they were near an elementary school,” police said. When the victim went around the corner, another man demanded his property. The second suspect was described by police as a man in his 30s.
Tellers in one downtown block may have quite a tale to tell after three bank robberies this month.
The most recent heist happened Monday about 4 p.m., police said.
A man in his 40s entered a bank on Post Street and handed the teller an envelope with a note. He then told her to hand over the cash. The 51-year-old woman complied and the crook fled the bank with an undisclosed sum.
A woman has stepped forward with allegations that she was sexually assaulted while anesthetized by a man who is alleged to have run an illegal dermatology clinic in the Mission district.
Prosecutors said Carlos Guzmangarza, 49, of San Francisco, impersonated a legally practicing Bay Area physician’s assistant named Carlos Guzman while operating an illegal dermatology practice, called Derma Clinic, in the 2500 block of Mission Street.
Stick a fork in this parolee, because he’s done.
An Oakland woman was stabbed by a fork-wielding man on Muni’s 22-Fillmore line Monday, police said. The 23-year-old victim was sitting on the bus near 16th Street and Potrero Avenue just before 5 p.m. when a 51-year-old man sat down next to her and spread his legs wide, police Sgt. Daryl Fong said.
This made the woman uncomfortable, so she got up and stood next to the back door to get off at the next stop, Fong said.
A San Francisco woman was assaulted and robbed while sitting in her car in the Civic Center area Sunday, police Sgt. Daryl Fong said. The 23-year-old victim had stopped her car at Lech Walesa and Van Ness Avenue about 4:15 p.m. to ask for directions, Fong said, when a man in his 20s asked the victim for a cigarette. The man then asked the victim to go somewhere with him and she refused, Fong said. The creep jumped into her car anyway and took the keys out of the ignition.
Two people in their 60s were assaulted and one of them was robbed in crimes over the weekend.Oak and Laguna streets10:03 p.m. SaturdayA 63-year-old man was stabbed, police said. The victim was chasing an unknown man who reportedly hit him in the head with a bottle. Paramedics later discovered he had also been stabbed in the torso. 36th Avenue and Irving Street9:30 a.m. Friday
Who: Carlos Guzmangarza, 49What: Prosecutors today will introduce two more victims who have come forward against Guzmangarza, who is accused of posing as a doctor in the Mission district, performing dangerous cosmetic procedures and sexually assaulting some of the patients. More than a half-dozen patients have come forward with accusations against him, prosecutors said.