Police Blotter

Public Intoxication: April 19, 2:23 p.m., 600 Block of Sixth Avenue
Officers were called to a school because a man was yelling without provocation at parents and children. Officers located the man sitting on some nearby stairs. He was intoxicated and a sex offender who was not in compliance with the legal conditions of his release. The man was arrested and booked.

Bank Robbery: April 12, 2:30 p.m., 2800 Block of Geary Boulevard
A man carrying a briefcase walked into a bank and handed the teller a note demanding money. The teller complied with the robber's demand and gave him an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect, described as being between 40 and 50 years of age and wearing a gray shirt and black jacket and jeans, fled the scene. An alert bank manager who witnessed the scene followed the suspect outside and saw him escaping in a vehicle driving southbound on Collins Street.

Graffiti Vandalism: April 12, 5:05 p.m., 300 Block of 11th Avenue
A city employee witnessed a juvenile male "tagging" a traffic sign and called police. The witness watched the suspect until officers arrived. A 16-year-old boy was nabbed by officers when they arrived at the scene. The youth admitted defacing the sign and was released to the custody of a parent.

Robbery, False Imprisonment: April 11, 5:30 p.m., 6300 Block of California Street
A man and two of his friends were at the man's home when two men, one of whom the victim knew as an acquaintance, dropped by for a visit. After about an hour, one of the two visitors pulled out a handgun and ordered the three victims to the floor. After tying up the victims with zip-ties, the suspects robbed them and fled. The victims were able to free themselves and called 9-1-1. While one victim stayed at the house, the other two went looking for the suspects. At 26th Avenue and Lake Street, the victims discovered the suspect's vehicle and waited for them. When the suspects returned, a fight ensued and the victims were able to retrieve some property, as well as disarming the man with a gun. When officers arrived at the fight scene, they located the two suspects, one of whom was 28 years of age and the other 36, and took them into custody. Both of the suspects were injured, one seriously. They were transported to the hospital for treatment. The victims only had minor injuries.

Grand Theft Burglary: About April 2, 33rd Avenue and Geary Boulevard
A Muni driver left his jacket in a parked bus and when he returned, it was gone. Inside was the driver's hearing aids, valued at about $2,500. After reviewing a recording from inside the bus, two of the three suspects were identified and the coat was returned, without the hearing aids.

Burglary: April 10, Between 2:30 and 4:30 p.m., Golden Gate Park
The victim parked and locked a bicycle to a rack near a museum. When the victim returned, the bike was gone.