SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – A man was robbed of more than a pound of marijuana as he exited a medical marijuana dispensary in San Francisco on Tuesday afternoon, police said.

The robbery was reported at 12:53 p.m. in the 900 block of Geary Street near Larkin Street.

The victim, a 34-year-old man, was walking out of the dispensary when a suspect pointed a gun at his face and demanded “weed,” according to police.

The victim handed over a satchel that contained 1.25 pounds of medical marijuana and cash, police said.

The suspect, a man in his late teens or early 20s, fled in a black pickup truck with dealer plates. He had not been found as of Wednesday morning, according to police.

The victim was not injured in the robbery.

Anyone with information about the case is encouraged to call the Police Department’s anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444 or send a tip by text message to TIP411.


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Comments (6)
  1. Sam Mallory says:

    So you can not say if the guy was black or latino? What is your problem? What PC gets in the way of catching real crooks?

  2. stoner says:

    Dude, where’s my weed?

  3. Sweets says:

    Or he could be white. Noticed you didn’t mention that possiblity.

  4. ani says:

    When are people going to regain their common sense that there is no such thing as a “medicinal’ marijuana

    1. Me again says:

      HOW TRUE…..Only dopers looking for a way to do it “legally”……keep on toking and see where you end up………that, my friend is why they call it DOPE

  5. Just me says:


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