SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The San Francisco police officer known as the ‘Hot Cop of the Castro’ was arrested after an early morning hit-and-run accident Sunday.
Police say the crash happened after 2 a.m. in the city’s North Beach neighborhood.READ MORE: UPDATE: Fawn Fire Grows to 6,850 Acres in Shasta County; No New Structures Destroyed
Witnesses say the officer, identified as Christopher Kohrs, left his car and ran off after hitting two men crossing a street. Kohrs was arrested shortly after. He faces two charges of felony hit-and-run.
The two men were hospitalized with serious injuries, but are expected to survive.
Kohrs gained attention for his good looks and muscular body. Last year, Kohrs became an internet heartthrob thanks to the fans who created a Facebook page in his honor. More than 50,000 Facebook users have “liked” the page.READ MORE: Costco Limits Water, Toilet Paper, Other Purchases Due To Supply Chain Delays
The page includes photos his admirers have taken with him when he’s out patrolling.
LISTEN: 99.7[NOW!]’s FERNANDO & GREG: Interview With Hot Cop of the Castro from July 2014.
The 36-year-old officer joined the police department in 2009 and works out of Park Station which covers the Upper Haight and North of Panhandle neighborhoods.MORE NEWS: SF City Planners Won't Allow Taqueria El Farolito In North Beach Due To 'Chain Store' Ban
Scroll down to view some of the Facebook photos from his admirers.