SAN FRANCISCO—Officers from the San Francisco Police Department have arrested two suspects connected to several violent robberies that took place in July and August in the Bay Area. The suspects, 21 year-old Daisy Rodriguez and 19 year-old Fernando Herrera both residents of San Rafael)were arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, grand theft, mayhem, and second degree robbery.
According to the SFPD, on July 27, the first robbery took place at about 5 a.m. in the 3100 block of 22nd street and South Van Ness Avenue. The victim, an anonymous 48 year-old man informed police that he was robbed and stabbed in the torso. Authorities arrived on the scene and the victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment before being released.
A month later on August 27 at 11:20 p.m., a woman was robbed at knife point near Church and Clipper Streets in the Noe Valley District. Police responded to the scene, but were unable to identify any suspects.
On August 31, at about 2:15 a.m., a 29 year-old woman was robbed and stabbed between Broderick Street and Golden Gate Avenue. The woman had cuts on her face from the attack and was taken to the hospital to be treated and later released.
The suspects are being held without bail and appeared in court on Wednesday, September 19. Both Rodriguez and Herrera were charged by the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office for nine felonies stemming from the series of robberies listed above. Booking photos will not be released at this time due to identification matters.
While arrests have been made, the SFPD is still investigating the case. Anyone with information is asked to contact the SFPD at 415-575-4444 or Text-a-Tip to TIP411 and begin the text message with SFPD. Tipsters may remain anonymous.