Two women lost iPads, three others were threatened by a shoplifter and a teenaged girl was robbed of her shoes in Monday crimes.
Mission and Lowell streets
11:45 p.m. Monday
A 17-year-old girl was beaten and robbed of her cash and shoes, police said. The girl was attacked by 5 other girls of roughly the same age who knocked her down and kicked and punched her. They then took her cash and shoes and fled.
Geneva and San Jose avenues
11:55 a.m. Monday
A man in his 20s stole a woman’s purse, police said. The 24-year-old victim was walking when she felt a tug on her purse. She turned around and the crook demanded she let go, which she did. The crook fled on foot with her purse, which contained her wallet and an Apple iPad.
800 block of South Van Ness
12:30 p.m. Monday
A 63-year-old woman was robbed of her iPad and cellphone, police said. The victim was leaving her office when she was confronted by the crook, who fled on foot.
1300 block of Franklin Street
9:15 p.m. Monday
A skateboard and knife-wielding man stole numerous goods from a store while threatening its employees, police said. The suspect, described by police as a 22-year-old man, was seen placing miscellaneous store items into his bag. When three female employees confronted the crook and told him to return the items he threatened them with his knife and skateboard, and fled. He was later taken into custody by cops.