SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Police in San Francisco on Tuesday announced the arrest of a suspect who recently threatened to shoot Asian customers at a Tenderloin business.
According to a post on the SFPD Tenderloin Station Twitter account Tuesday shortly after noon, officers were called to the 300 block of Golden Gate Avenue Sunday morning regarding a suspect who “entered a local business, threatened to get a gun and shoot AAPI customers, but fled,” prior to the arrival of police.READ MORE: San Leandro Community Rallies for Reform on Anniversary of Steven Taylor's Police Shooting Death
This morning (Tues. 3/30) the suspect returned. TL Officers arrested the suspect and booked him in County Jail.
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Police opened a case regarding the incident for making terrorist threats and disorderly conduct with a hate crime enhancement. On Tuesday morning, authorities said the suspect returned to the business and officers were able to take him into custody.MORE NEWS: Saratoga Resident Displaced in 2-Alarm House Fire Sunday Morning
Police said the suspect has been booked into county jail. He was not identified and no further information on the arrest was provided.