Lemelle Armstrong (30, transient) was arrested for unsuccessfully attempting to grab a cell phone from a person while on a train. A prohibition order was issued.
Officers detained Leroy McCray III (20 years old, Richmond) for grand theft of a wallet at the Powell Street Station. The victim positively identified McCray who was cited for fare evasion and booked at the San Francisco County Jail for grand theft.
A victim reported a male took a cell phone from her hand while on the escalator and fled from the station. San Francisco Police detained the suspect, who was positively identified by the victim. The juvenile suspect was placed under arrest for theft and probation violation.
A patron reported the theft of their briefcase while on a Pittsburg train. The victim placed the briefcase on the floor. As the train approached the Pittsburg Station the victim noticed his briefcase was gone. The briefcase contained a ring, a laptop, a pair of headphones, a camera, an Apple watch charger and miscellaneous books.
A victim reported the theft of his laptop which was taken from his grasp by two suspects at the Hayward Station. The suspects (Black males, 16-19 years old) fled the scene on foot.
A victim reported that a male suspect (Black male, 19 years old, 6', 160 lbs., slim build, hair in twists) snatched her Iphone 6 from her hand while she was on the platform at the Balboa Park Station. The suspect then fled the scene on foot.
A victim was standing on the platform at the Bayfair Station when a suspect ran up and snatched the victim's phone from his hand. The suspect fled on foot with the loss and jumped on a train before the victim could follow. Officers searched for the suspect but were unable to locate the suspect or the phone. The suspect was described as a black male, 30-40 years old, 6 feet tall, medium build, with a short fade style haircut, stubbly beard, wearing a baggy black hoody, baggy blue jeans and red tennis shoes.
Victim reported the theft of her cellular telephone while walking through the parking lot at the station. The suspect was described as a black female, late teens to early 20's, wearing a dark colored shirt with a backpack. The suspect was last seen running towards Bailey Road and was not located by responding officers. 1708-2206 L15.
While on patrol, an officer observed a subject running out of the paid area of station. The officer determined that a cell phone theft had just occurred and a foot pursuit ensued. At one point during the pursuit, the suspect threw down the victim's cell phone. The victim's cell phone was subsequently recovered. A search for the suspect yielded negative results. The suspect is described as a Black Male in his teens, 5'05 thin build, wearing a puffy jacket, and dark pants. Station video is to be requested.
A victim reported that a male subject (dark skinned black male, 25-30 years old, wearing all black) snatched her Iphone 6 plus and then fled towards Market and Spear St. The victim was uninjured.
A female victim reported that two suspects (Black males, juveniles, dark complexion) on bicycles snatched her pink IPhone 7 out of her hand while she was standing in front of the Coliseum Station. The suspects fled the scene on their bicycles with the loss.
A female victim reported that while at the station an unknown person/suspect pickpocketed her and took her iPhone 6s. The victim did not see the suspect, and the stolen phone's tracking service was not activated. An officer took a report.