SAN FRANCISCO—A male suspect was detained after attacking firefighters at 18th Street and South Van Ness Avenue on Tuesday, July 27. Officers from the San Francisco Police Department took the suspect into custody after chasing him on foot.
Police assistance was requested on scene after firefighters reported being under attack at approximately 8:53 a.m. The suspect jumped on the firetruck, stole a radio, and was involved in a physical altercation with firefighters, according to San Francisco Fire Department firefighters via the Citizen App.
Firefighters reported that officers chased the suspect on foot and detained him. Medics arrived on scene to evaluate the suspect.
No further information has been disclosed regarding the stolen radio or the suspect’s identity. No further units were requested during this incident.