At about 1AM on Wednesday morning a male victim was robbed at gun point near Union St & Van Ness, two hours later a 22 year old man and a 17 year old girl were held up at gun point at the intersection of Broadway and Hyde Streets. They were re-leaved of their valuables ordered to lay on the ground, at which point they were repeatedly kicked by the assailants. The victims were rushed to a local ER where they received treatment for non life threatening head injuries.
The assailants are described as Latino between 22 and 30. They were driving a sedan but as of yet no better description has been released by the SFPD. Two more robberies carried out within an hour of each other are considered connected. The assailants are considered armed and dangerous.
Police are on edge because there was a total of Six armed robberies within four hours of each other on Tuesday night & Wednesday morning, the other three are not believed to be connected. The warm weather is bring more people to the neighbor hood which is well know for it’s Nightlife & Restaurants. This in turn, unfortunately brings out the criminal element also. Please be aware of your surroundings at all times.