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: UPDATE: CHP Announce Arrest of Man Who Rode in Back Seat of Driverless Tesla Across Bay Bridge
This morning (Tues. 3/30) the suspect returned. TL Officers arrested the suspect and booked him in County Jail.
SFPD case #'s 210192766 & 210196934 /2
— SFPD Tenderloin (@SFPDTenderloin) March 30, 2021READ MORE: 2 Dead In Horrific Collision On Marin Avenue in Berkeley
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: Fremont Teacher Accused of Committing Lewd Acts on Children at School, Tutoring Sessions
Police said the suspect has been booked into county jail. He was not identified and no further information on the arrest was provided.