SAN FRANCISCO—The San Francisco Police Department arrested two suspects in connection to a strong arm robbery that transpired on January 19. According to the SFPD website, at approximately 12:25 p.m. the male victim who was returning to his business on the 4600 block of Mission Street, after leaving a bank was assaulted by two suspects and robbed of money he had in his possession. Both suspects later fled the scene, leaving the victim with non-life threatening injuries from the robbery.
The San Francisco Police Department Robbery Detail started an investigation. With the help of other businesses and the SFMTA, investigators obtained surveillance video that led to the identification of the suspects.
On Thursday, February 7, members of the SFPD Robbery Detail and officers from Ingleside Station placed Taiepisi Gutu, 18, of San Francisco and a 17 year-old male juvenile from San Francisco under arrest for the robbery.
Due to pending identification matters Gutu’s booking photo is not being released at this time. The SFPD is still investigating the case. Anyone with details on the case is asked to contact the SFPD 24 hour tip line at 1-415-575-4444 or Text a Tip to TIP411 and begin the text message with SFPD.