Crime Bulletin: 09-052

Crime Bulletin: 09-052

Armed Taxi Cab Robbery
09-052 05/20/09


On 4/21/09 at approximately 2035 hours, the suspect flagged down a yellow cab at Market St/Valencia St. The suspect requested a ride to Geary and Polk Streets. Once at Geary and Polk Streets, the susepct became upset when the victim told the suspect that he could not pay with a credit card. While outside of the cab, the suspect produced money and acted as if he was going to pay for the fare, but instead took off running. When the victim caught up with the suspect on Myrthle, Street, a physical altercation ensued and the victim suffered a stab wound to his chest.

Black male, 30-40 years, 6'1" 170 lbs, light goatee, prescription eyeglasses. Suspect talked with an African accent.

Insp Brophy
SFPD Robbery Detail 415-553-1201
SFPD Operations Center: (after hours) 415-553-1071
SFPD Anonymous Tip Line: 415-575-4444
SFPD CASE # 090 417 885