Elderly Asians Attacked and Robbed in Two Separate Incidents in SF

Authorities have recently confirmed attacks involving three Asian seniors that occurred on the same day in San Francisco. 

First attack: On March 28, the police responded to a call about a violent robbery on Felton Street at around 6:30 p.m., according to KRON4.

  • Authorities confirmed that two Asian women, aged 60 and 55, were assaulted and robbed of their belongings.
  • The victims suffered non-serious injuries and were treated at the scene by responding medical personnel.
  • The suspects, who fled in a nearby vehicle, have yet to be identified.


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Second attack: On the same day, a 72-year-old man was hit on the head by an unidentified assailant near Washington Street and Drumm Street, according to ABC7’s Dion Lim.

  • The victim, Chien Su, lost consciousness and fell to the ground.
  • He was robbed of his camera and lens, estimated to be worth around $17,000.

  • Su, who was alone when the incident occurred, told Lim, “If I was in a group my chances would be much less to become a target.”
  • The San Francisco Police Department responded to Su’s call in less than three minutes.
  • His assailant, however, has yet to be apprehended.

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