These are excerpts from the San Francisco Police Department’s daily log of activities. Incidents are listed by police precincts and the neighborhoods they patrol.
Mission district, Noe Valley
Protective progeny: An officer attempting to cite an individual for illegal vending at 4:12 p.m. May 21 was punched and kicked numerous times by the vendor’s child. The officer attempted to place the vendor in handcuffs and was blindsided by the child, who attacked the officer from behind.
Financial District, Nob Hill, Chinatown, North Beach, Russian Hill, Telegraph Hill
In-house job: Officers responded to the 1300 block of Taylor Street at 11:30 p.m. May 21 to take a burglary report. The victim told the officers her home was broken into and several items had been taken. As the officers left, they noticed a door proppedopen in the hall. In the basement, they discovered two men living in a crawlspace behind a hole in the wall. The two admitted to squatting, including using electricity for a television and laptop. The officers found the items stolen from upstairs.
Bayview, Hunters Point Armed robbery: Officers responded to a robbery at Keith Street and Hudson Avenue at 8:24 a.m. May 28. The victim told officers that four suspects got out of a car, and one of them pointed a gun at him while the others robbed him.
Sunset, Parkside, portions of Golden Gate Park
Caught purple-shirted: Officers responded to the 1700 block of 21st Avenue at 3:42 p.m. May 29 on a report of four juveniles applying graffiti on the side of the Chicago Title Co. building. The officers searched the area and detained four suspects, one of whom had a shirt stained purple, which matched the graffiti.
Glen Park, Bernal Heights, Excelsior, St. Francis Wood Don’t lose your cooler: A 34-year-old Bernal Heights man, on the 1600 block of Florida Street at 9:30 a.m. May 23, returned to the car to find a thief carrying off his loaded cooler.