Off-duty ‘Hot Cop’ arrested after hit-and-run


An off-duty police officer was arrested early Sunday morning in San Francisco because allegedly he left the scene of a collision in which the car he was driving hit two pedestrians, police said.

Officers responded at about 2:20 a.m. to a hit-and-run collision at Broadway and Montgomery Street, according to police.

A Dodge Charger hit two pedestrians and the driver, who is a San Francisco police officer, left the area, police said.

The two pedestrians were taken to a hospital with serious injuries, which were not considered life-threatening, according to police.

Officers said the driver of the car was San Francisco police Officer Christopher Kohrs, 38, who is known as the Hot Cop of the Castro.

The Castro is a district in San Francisco known for being friendly to gays, according to the Castro-Upper Market Community Benefit District.

Police said they booked Kohrs into the San Francisco County Jail on suspicion of two counts of felony hit-and-run.

Anyone with information about the collision is being asked to call the anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444 or text information to TIP411 and start the message with SFPD.

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