SAN FRANCISCO—The San Francisco Police Department released police sketches of the suspects involved in the February 18 murder of UK tourist, Paul Tam, on April 11. The police are still trying to locate the two suspects and seek the public’s help.
On February 18 at around 8:30 p.m., Tam and one other victim were attacked on Post Street, between Franklin and Gough Street near Cathedral Hill. During the attempted robbery, Tam was attacked with a weapon. He was left lying in the street as the two suspects fled on foot.
Tam, 48, succumbed to his injuries on March 24. Authorities uncovered and released video footage of the attack and descriptions of the suspects on March 25 in the hopes of getting the public’s help in locating the suspects.
The two suspects involved in the crime are described as an African-American male and a black/mixed race adult female. The male suspect is described as being approximately 5 feet and 10 inches tall with a heavy build. He was last seen wearing a dark hoodie and blue jeans. The female suspect is described as being approximately 5 feet and 4 inches tall with a small build. She has dreadlocks or braids.
The SFPD is seeking anyone who was near the area during the time of the crime, observed any suspicious activity, or has information regarding the identity of the suspects.
Anyone with information can contact Sergeants Chris Canning, Scott Warnke, Anthony Ravano or Alan Levy at the Homicide Detail during business hours at (415) 553-1145, anytime through the Anonymous Tip Line at (415) 575-444 or Text A Tip at TIP411 with “SFPD” at the beginning of the message.
For more information, or to view the video footage and both police sketches, visit www.sanfranciscopolice.org.