SAN FRANCISCO (CBS/AP) — Metal thieves have hauled away aluminum bleachers and irrigation pipes from San Francisco’s Crocker-Amazon Park.
The brazen thieves also tried to steal the metal frames of soccer goals from Crocker-Amazon Park.READ MORE: Santa Clara Shoe Store Ransacked in Late Night Smash-and-Grab Robbery
The city Recreation and Parks Department estimate hundreds of thousands of dollars in metal equipment has been stolen during an epidemic of recent metal thefts.READ MORE: COVID Omicron: Rush To Vaccinate In East Bay As New Variant Emerges
The proposed city budget includes money for additional park rangers. There are now no more than two on duty at a time to patrol 220 parks covering more than 4,000 acres.MORE NEWS: Lee Elder, 1st Black Golfer To Play Masters, Dies At Age 87
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