Crooks say - and do - the darnedest things, as you can see in these recent robberies in San Francisco below.
Kearny Street and Columbus Avenue
12:06 a.m. Wednesday
A woman detained by police for a robbery allegedly tried to dispose of three $20 bills in the gutter. The victim told police he gave the woman who robbed him three $20 bills.
North Point near Taylor streets
9:15 p.m. Tuesday
Plainclothes cops witnessed an agitated man body-check one of two women he passed for no reason. The suspect denied it happened and claimed the victim wouldn’t testify against him.
16th near 7th Streets
5:30 p.m. Tuesday
A man trying to open a car door with a key was detained after his multiple attempts failed. His key had been filed down, a common theft tool. He told cops, “I’m just looking for change in the cigarette compartment. You know every car has change in the cigarette compartment.”
Farview Court (Mar View Way)
2:05 p.m. Tuesday
A 16-year-old Potrero Hill boy was spotted climbing into a balcony of a home. The resident confronted him, and he fled. The suspect was found hiding in the brush near Clarendon Drive. He surrendered after cops swarmed the area.
20th and Winston
10:45 p.m. Tuesday
32-year-old man was robbed of his iPad while sitting on a bench in the area of the Stonestown Galleria parking lot. Suspect fled on 20th Avenue in a grey minivan.