Man put in headlock, robbed of backpack at gunpoint in SF 

A gun-wielding thief put a 25-year-old man in a headlock while his companion robbed the man of a backpack and wallet in Visitacion Valley on Monday.

The incident unfolded near Wilde Avenue and Brussels Street at 12:30 p.m. The suspect with the gun crept up on the man from behind, grabbing him around the neck. After his accomplice stole the man's belongings, the man was thrown to the ground, which left him with a fractured wrist.

The thief then pointed a gun at the victim and told him to walk away as the suspects fled to a nearby vehicle, where a third accomplice was waiting in the driver's seat.

Detailed descriptions of the suspects and the getaway vehicle were not provided to police.

Correction: This story originally reported that the incident occurred in the Bayview.

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