Walgreens manager attacked by rowdy shoplifters 

Shoplifters, burglars and crack smokers. San Francisco has it all in your weekly crime recap.

Third Street and Williams Avenue
9:35 a.m. Tuesday

Two women attacked a Walgreens manager after being caught shoplifting, police said. The manager confronted the ladies outside the store and asked for the items back. They asked him what he was going to do about it and threw candy at him before punching and kicking him to the ground. Police arrived and arrested the candy-caper fiends.

3300 block of Mission Street
12:50 a.m. Sunday

A man was caught shoplifting, police said. Witnesses reported seeing the suspect leave the store with several items stuffed in his coat. The crook was confronted and told to unzip his jacket revealing the stolen goods for which he had no receipt. He was promptly arrested.

300 block of Texas Street
Between 6:45 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday

A woman reported her home had been burglarized, police said. The woman said she left her home locked in the morning but when she returned home later in the day she saw signs of forced entry to her back door. A laptop computer, camera, jewelry and credit cards were reported missing.

LaSalle Avenue and Newhall Street
3 p.m. Tuesday

A man was arrested after cops caught him smoking crack, police said. Officers saw the suspect throw down a glass pipe and walk away as they approached. The pipe had crack in it and he was arrested.


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