San Francisco police are seeking public help to identify three suspects in a strong-arm robbery that occurred in Chinatown July 15.
The incident took place a little after 1 p.m. at Stockton and Pacific streets. Police said three suspects allegedly lifted the first victim, a 56 year-old San Francisco man, off his feet and threw him to the ground. They then knocked down a 69 year-old man who tried to intervene during the first attack, according to police.
It is reported the suspects also stole a Rolex watch from the first victim. Both victims were taken to the hospital with head injuries and have since been treated and released, police said.
The police department has released images and video depicting the suspects. Anyone with information is asked to call the 24-hour tip line at (415) 575-4444 or Text a Tip to TIP411.
Jerold serves as a reporter and San Francisco Bureau Chief for SFBay covering transportation and occasionally City Hall and the Mayor's Office in San Francisco. His work on transportation has been recognized by the San Francisco Press Club. Born and raised in San Francisco, he graduated from San Francisco State University with a degree in journalism. Jerold previously wrote for the San Francisco Public Press, a nonprofit, noncommercial news organization. When not reporting, you can find Jerold taking Muni to check out new places to eat in the city.