SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A woman who was mugged by three suspects in San Francisco’s Portola neighborhood on Tuesday evening was reunited with her cellphone and wallet after the phone was tracked to the city’s South of Market neighborhood and the suspects were detained, according to police.
The 36-year-old victim was on Amherst Street between Silliman and Felton streets around 5:30 p.m. when three suspects, two males and a female, approached her, police said.READ MORE: First U.S. Case Of COVID Omicron Variant Confirmed In San Francisco
The first suspect, described as a man in his late teens, attempted to grab the victim’s handbag but she resisted. Then another suspect, described as a woman in her early 20s, came to assist the male suspect, at which point the victim gave up her struggle.READ MORE: Trevor Noah To Host 'The 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards' On CBS
The two suspects, along with a third described as a man in his early 20s, fled on foot with the victim’s property, police said.
The smartphone was then tracked to Sixth Street between Mission and Market streets, where officers located the three suspects in possession of the victim’s wallet and cellphone and took them into custody. Their names were not immediately available Wednesday morning, according to police.MORE NEWS: 'Video Music Box' Founder, Hip Hop Influencer Ralph McDaniels Shares His Journey In New Showtime Documentary: 'This Music Is Really Powerful'
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