SAN FRANCISCO—The San Francisco Police Department has reported numerous burglaries throughout the city since the New Year began, The SF Examiner reports.
There has been at least eight reported burglaries also known has a hot prowl— the act of breaking and entering while residents are home.
On January 1, around 4:30 a.m., a 58-year-old man encountered a suspect in his garage on the 1500 block of 26th Avenue. The suspect stole a bicycle and a bike pump and he fled the scene.
On the same night, an unknown suspect entered a home of a 26-year-old woman in the 1000 block of Howard Street in SoMa between midnight and 4:30 a.m. The suspect made off with several jewelry items.
On the 900 block of Lombard Street, a 73-year-old man heard a noise and confronted a suspect who broke into his home. The suspect fled, and nothing was stolen.
On Monday, January 2, another series of hot prowls was reported that occurred on the 400 block of Hill Street and the 2400 block of Taraval Avenue. Property that was stolen included a desktop computer, an electric scooter, and a skateboard among other things.
Anyone with information on this case is encouraged to contact the SFPD Anonymous Tip Line at (415) 575-4444 or text-a-tip to TIP411 with SFPD at the beginning of the message.