A patron exiting the station was confronted by two suspects. One suspect grabbed the patrons laptop computer and the second suspect hit the patron in the face. Both suspects fled in opposite directions. Responding officers did an area check and were unable to locate any suspects. SFPD was provided with a BOLO at the time the crime was reported. 1104-2728 L23 (S55)
Citizens reported a disturbance aboard a train at Montgomery Station. Several parties were arguing about a possible theft of a cell phone on the train. While officers were responding to the call, reports were received that there might be weapons involved. When officers arrived on scene, they discovered that up to sixteen people were involved in the dispute on one train car. After conducting their investigation, officers learned that there was no merit to the report of weapons. All property was returned to the rightful owners and all parties declined to press charges. The train was held approximately 17 minutes while the case was investigated.
A male suspect engaged a female victim in conversation and then attempted to take her purse by force. The victim resisted the suspect's efforts and was successful in retaining control of her purse, but the straps were broken by the force of the attempt. The suspect fled on foot after making the attempt. Officers showed the victim a photo line-up and the victim was able to identify a suspect from the pictures. The suspect who was identified has also been identified as being responsible for another robbery in the area (1011-1254). Officers searched the area and trains leaving the area, but were not able to locate the suspect tonight.
A woman was sitting on a train holding an e-book reader when a suspect came up from behind the victim, grabbed the device and fled on foot from the train with the loss. The suspect was described as a Black Male, 20's, 5'10" tall, wearing a blue and green hoodie. The suspect was not located.
Officers responded to the station to investigate a report of people chasing a suspect who had just stolen something. On arrival the officers located the victim who reported that they had been sitting in an aisle seat on a Daly City bound train when a suspect approached them from behind and grabbed their iPhone from their hand and fled with the loss. The suspect fled from the station and was not located. The suspect was described as a Black Male, 20 years old, 5'10" tall, thin build, wearing dark clothing.
An adult female on the train had her iPhone snatched from her hand by an unknown suspect as the train arrived at the Montgomery station. The suspect fled on foot with the loss and was not located.
On 10/04/10 at 0916 hours BART Police Officers responded to the Montgomery Street Station in San Francisco for a report of an unattended black suitcase left on the city streets near the Montgomery and Market BART entrance. A check for the suitcase met with negative results.
Officers on routine patrol detained a suspect for lodging at the Montgomery Street Station in San Francisco. The suspect had an outstanding ten thousand dollar warrant for theft and was arrested and booked at the San Francisco County Jail.
A patron boarded a Dublin bound train at Powell and sat in the seats by the train doors holding an iPhone. While the train was approaching the Montgomery station, a suspect attempted to take the phone from the victim's control by force. The victim resisted the suspect's efforts, but the suspect was able to take the phone and flee on foot from the train. Officers were unable to locate the suspect who was described as a black male, 20 years old, wearing a black hat and a black jacket.
A male was walking through the station when a suspect described as a black male, 18-19 years old, 5'7"-5'8", wearing a black baseball cap and black jacket approached him and took an iPhone from his hand. The suspect fled out of the station through the Sansome/Sutter Street entrance and was not located by responding officers.
Officers responded to a report of a man being chased into the station by another male screaming and holding a knife. According to the victim, the suspect walked by him and for no apparent reason told him to "Watch himself", then threatened to kill him. Officers were unable to locate the suspect, described as a black male, thin, in his 50's armed with a long knife with a yellow handle.
A sergeant detained a 47-year-old male pickpocket suspect aboard a train. The female victim declined to press charges after the sergeant recovered her loss, an I-phone. The suspect was arrested on a $5,000 battery warrant out of San Francisco and booked at the San Francisco jail.
A female patron reported that she had her iPhone and wallet snatched from her possession while at the Montgomery St. Station. The offense occurred on a stairwell leading into the station from the street level. The suspects were described as three black males and two black females, 20-25 years of age. All left the area on foot.
The flower vendor at the Montgomery St. flower shop adjacent to the agent's booth suffered the loss of a laptop computer when two adult males wandered into the store pretending to want to purchase flowers. While one distracted the vendor, the other grabbed the laptop and fled topside to the street level with the other suspect behind him. Neither were located after an area search.
An adult female was on the platform at the station when an adult male suspect approached her, forcibly took her cell-phone and threatened her with physical harm if she resisted or attempted to get the phone back. The suspect fled from the station on foot with the loss and the victim was not injured. An area search did not locate the suspect or the loss.
Three male teens attacked an adult male patron at the Sutter St. entrance and attempted to rob him. The incident occurred as the victim was attempting to use the escalator but was blocked by two of the suspects. The victim was struck when the suspects attempted to rifle the former's pocket for a wallet, but he did not carry one. There was no loss.
San Francisco Police reported an armed male suspect had just robbed a bank, and entered the Mongtomery Street station. BART officers assisted in the search, holding trains outside the station. The suspect was arrested by San Francisco Police a few minutes later after exiting the Powell Street station. 0904-0864 L12.
Trains were held out of the station after the station agent reported an adult male "trying to kill himself". It is unknown at this time just how the subject was attempting to do so. Responding officers were able to locate the subject and took him into custody without incident. The subject was then transported to a local hospital for a psychological evaluation.
A patron on a Milbrae-bound train had her iPhone snatched from her possession by a male in his mid to late teens. The suspect committed the theft as the train arrived at Montgomery St. Station. The suspect and two female companions, also in their teens, fled the train and station. A search of the area by responding officers failed to locate the suspect and his companions.
An adult male patron was seated aboard a Pittsburg bound train with his lap top on the seat next to him. When the train doors opened at Montgomery Street Station, an adult male suspect grabbed the lap top and walked off the train. When the victim confronted the suspect on the platform, the suspect punched the victim's face, dropped the lap top and fled prior to the arrival of responding officers.
A man was followed into an elevator by three male suspects while inside the Montgomery Street station. One of the suspects threatened the victim with a pair of scissors, and demanded money. A station agent witnessed the activity inside the elevator via a camera, and telephoned the police. The suspects then escorted the victim to an ATM machine, and took $500.00, a cell phone, and a laptop from the victim. The police arrived, and detained two of the suspects who were in possession of the victim's property. The suspects were positively identified by the victim, and were arrested and booked into San Francisco jail for robbery.