This story has been updated to include a statement from the San Francisco Police Department.
A video that has been circulating online since Sunday night has angered the San Francisco community and many are demanding answers.
A tech startup in Tokyo, Japan has developed an artificial intelligence software that detects potential shoplifters.
Vaak, based in Chiyoda, calls its software Vaak Eye, which harnesses deep learning from more than 100,000 hours of surveillance data.
Surveillance footage of a 95-year-old man being robbed at a Chinatown market in Honolulu on Wednesday is making the internet rounds after his granddaughter asked Twitter users for help in identifying the culprit.
Lupo Fernandez was purchasing some fish at a counter in Oahu Market when a thief ran off with his wallet, which contained $40, ID cards, a bus pass, and photos of his family and late wife, Hawaii News Now reported.
A robber in northwestern Brazil had the regret of his life after targeting a petite woman who is apparently trained in Brazilian jiu-jitsu.
Magdiel da Silva Lima, 18, attempted to grab Sabrina Leite’s phone in the neighborhood of Jorge Teixeira, in the city of Manaus on Nov. 13.
A thief in Hawaii went through all the trouble of assaulting a security guard and becoming a prime suspect just to steal a whole case of Spam.
Authorities in Honolulu are searching for a man who was seen nabbing a case of Spam, and leaving the store on October 3 at around 11:46 a.m., without any intention of paying.
A Chinese woman living in New Zealand was a recent victim of a criminal who, after mugging her on the street, decided to also ransack her apartment later in the same night.
The victim, an international student identified only as Lin, said she “never thought this would happen” to her after living in Auckland for four years, Stuff reports.
A would-be jewelry thief in Japan became so tired from trying to outrun the law that a cop chasing him down was able to nab him.
The suspect entered an Elizabeth Jewelers branch in the Chuo Ward of the city of Sapporo and attempted to rob the store at around 5:20 p.m. local time on May 23.
A Chinese bank employee is being hailed as a hero after risking his life to save a female customer from a robber who put a knife to her neck.
The hostage incident took place at an Agricultural Bank of China in Nanning, Guangxi Province, on Friday, Shanghaiist reported.
A 66-year-old taxi driver sat parked on the side of a road in Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan, when a 25-year-old man allegedly entered the cab and threatened him to hand over his cash.
“Hand over your money,” demanded the passenger at about 1 a.m. on Sunday, holding the elderly driver’s head back by the hair, according to RocketNews24.
A 61-year-old Chinese restaurant worker successfully chased an armed thief from his workplace with one of the most least threatening object possible — a broom.
On Tuesday night, Peter Vuong was working his shift at a Chinese restaurant in Queensland, Australia, when a masked intruder suddenly showed up and pulled a gun on owner the owner, identified as Demi.