SAN FRANCISCO—The San Francisco Police Department have made multiple arrests in connection to a commercial robbery investigation. The SFPD reported that on February 6, nine suspects entered a high-end fashion retailer on the 100 block of Geary Street, and within seconds took 20 handbags and wallets from the display region and attempted to flee the store.
An employee witnessed the snatch and grab attempt and immediately ran to the point of entry/exit, and attempted to shut the door in an effort to prevent the loss of merchandise. The employee’s attempt at preventing their escape was unsuccessful. He was rushed by the group with such force that he sustained an injury to his knee. The suspects fled the store with over $48,000 worth of merchandise.
The SFPD’s Robbery Detail commenced an investigation into the incident by utilizing the store’s security surveillance system and other resources within the Union Square region. Mission Station Housing Units and Gang Task Force arrested two of the wanted suspects. Arrest warrants were obtained, that led to the arrests of four additional suspects. The following individuals have been arrested in relation to this investigation:
Shanique Kyer, 25, of San Francisco was booked at San Francisco County Jail on felony charges of robbery, grand theft, and a misdemeanor charge of providing false identification to a police officer. Sharome Jones, 21, of San Francisco was booked at San Francisco County Jail on felony charges of robbery and grand theft. Joshua Washington, 18, of San Francisco was booked at San Francisco County Jail on felony charges of robbery and grand theft. Three juveniles were apprehended as well on felony charges of robbery and grand theft.
Authorities are still seeking outstanding suspects wanted in this crime. One suspect has been identified as Keyonna Kyer, female, 21 years old, approximately 5 feet and 6 inches tall and weighing 130 pounds. She has black hair and brown eyes. A second suspect that authorities are still looking for was depicted in footage, but has not yet been identified.
Anyone with information on the incident or the suspects at large is asked to call the SFPD Tip Line at (415) 575-4444 or text a tip to TIP411 with SFPD at the beginning of the message. Tipsters may remain anonymous.