PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE PRESS RELEASE
September 11, 2009
Subject: San Francisco Police Department Seeks Public's Help In Locating MUNI Stabbing Suspect
San Francisco police are seeking the public’s help in locating the suspect in a stabbing that occurred on a Muni bus on Tuesday, September 1, 2009 at approximately 6:10 P.M. In this unprovoked incident, the victim, an 11-year-old boy, was riding the #49 line outbound bus. The suspect boarded the bus from the rear at 16th and Mission streets. As the bus reached 19th and Mission streets, the suspect stabbed the victim. After the stabbing, the suspect got off the bus and fled.
Witnesses described the suspect as an African-American male, 25-30 years old, dark complexion, 6’, 180 lbs., transient type, with strong body odor. He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweat shirt that was torn on the right side, a black knit cap, blue denim jeans and dark shoes.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the General Work Section, 553-1141, during business hours, the Confidential Tip Line, 415-575-4444, or Text-a-Tip.
Click here for Crime Bulletin 09-90 showing a composite sketch of the suspect
The victims in both incidents positively identified the suspects in each case.
For more information, please contact:
850 Bryant Street, Room 549, San Francisco, CA. 94103