SAN FRANCISO—Deandre Johnson, 28, from Oakland, was arrested for allegedly assaulting a total of three San Francisco women during a 10-hour period, according to an announcement made by the San Francisco Police Department on Wednesday, May 25.
The crimes transpired on May 7 and May 8 and victims ranged in age from of different 18 thru 75. Authorities originally received a call about an assault at around 3:13 p.m. on May 7, that occurred on Desmond Street and Sunnydale Avenue.
When officers arrived, they interviewed a 28-year-old woman who stated that Johnson allegedly followed her, grabbed her, shoved her to the ground and choked her to the point where she lost consciousness. A bystander intervened and the suspect ran away.
On May 8, another report was sent to police officers regarding a similar incident that transpired at 12:24 a.m. near Willow and Polk Streets.
The 18-year-old victim told police she was followed by Johnson and was strangled by him. She fought back and was able to get away prompting Johnson to flee the scene.
About an hour later, at 1:10 a.m., a third victim was assaulted on the 1500 Block of Market Street. The 75-year-old woman explained to authorities that Johnson kidnapped her with the intent of raping her. She was assaulted and dragged by her feet. Bystanders intervened and Johnson ran away.
Johnson was apprehended after he was chased by multiple police officers. He was booked for multiple felonies once in police custody. Anyone with details is asked to contact the SFPD at 1-415-575-4444 or Text a Tip to TIP411 and begin the message with SFPD.