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Person robbed at gunpoint near Union Square

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 2021-05-13

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At 3:26 pm Wednesday a robbery incident was reported at Stockton St. and Geary St. in San Francisco.

The suspects: three males driving a white newer-model Honda Accord with a sunroof, tinted windows, and a rear license plate that reads 7WIG277. The car has no front license plate.

Police describe one suspect as wearing a white hoodie and black sweats with a white stripe.

The second suspect is described as wearing a green jacket and black sweats. He was reportedly armed with a handgun.

The third suspect is reportedly wearing a burgundy hoodie and black sweats.

The race of the suspects was not reported.

A local resident reported that they were nearly robbed the night before on Columbus Ave. and Stockton St, less than a mile away.

In terms of robberies near Union Square, in October 2020, a man was fatally shot during a Union Square attempted robbery.

Trends in San Francisco

SpotCrime’s San Francisco crime map shows 462 assaults, 3 shootings, 459 burglaries, 2,307 thefts, 152 robberies, 573 accounts of candalism, and 344 arrests for a one month period in April. These numbers were down by 15% from the previous month.

In the last six months, 1,154 robberies have occurred in San Francisco and over 16,000 incidents of theft have been reported.

In Conclusion

What happened to the three suspects in the City, one of whom had a gun? Were they arrested. Were they even found by San Francsico police? If you have more information on this crime, let us know in the comments.

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