SAN FRANCISCO—Two men in their 20s were robbed at gunpoint at night on Monday, August 22 near the Twin Peaks region. No suspects have been arrested, and the San Francisco Police Department confirmed the details of the incident with San Francisco News.
The two victims were sightseeing and taking pictures around 10 p.m. Monday night. Two suspects approached the victims. One suspect put a handgun to one of the victim’s back and threatened to shoot if either victim yelled.
The second suspect took a backpack from the second victim. Both suspects fled on foot. The stolen backpack contained two computer tablets, a hard drive, a camera, a camera lens, and U.S. and European currency. Neither victim was injured.
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The San Francisco Gate reported that the Twin Peaks tourist area has been a spot for robberies in recent months. San Francisco News reported in February a homicide that left two men dead and one critically injured near Twin Peaks.
“SFPD advises people to make sure their valuables are covered or placed in the trunk of their vehicles so they are not easily visible,” Talkoff told San Francisco News. “
This is an active investigation. Anyone with information can call the San Francisco Police Department’s Anonymous Tip Line at (415) 575-4444 or Text A Tip to TIP411 with “SFPD” at the beginning of the message.