Elderly Asians Attacked and Robbed in 2 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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