Carjacking Leads To Hit-And-Run


SAN FRANCISCO—A carjacking resulted in a hit-and-run collision near San Francisco’s Inner Richmond District on March 18.

San Francisco police received a report at 12:26 a.m. of a carjacking near the intersection of 10th Avenue and Gary Boulevard.

The carjacking took place at approximately 12:20 a.m. last Wednesday morning.

The owner of the stolen vehicle works as a driver for the popular ride-sharing application Uber, and was standing outside of his Toyota Corolla before a group of four men surrounded him.

After striking the driver in the face, the suspects entered the vehicle and fled the scene.

The vehicle was located by police about 20 minutes later after the suspects crashed the Toyota into a parked car.

The suspects abandoned the stolen Corolla at the intersection of Anza Street and 11th Avenue, just a block away from the carjacking.

The suspects have all been profiled as men in their 20s. Three of the men were described as being Hispanic and the fourth has been described as Asian or Pacific Islander.

Per the Richmond District police station, three of the suspects have been located, including the man who struck the Uber driver.

The carjacking remains under investigation. Anyone with knowledge of this crime is asked 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.