VIDEO: Mob of 12 assaults, robs 17-year-old at San Francisco’s Dolores Park

Dolores Park in San Francisco (IMAGE: AP/JEFF CHIU)


SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — Police in San Francisco are investigating a mob-style assault and robbery that happened at Dolores Park on Wednesday.

A 17-year-old was at the popular park when a group of about 12 suspects approached him sometime between 2 p.m. and 6:35 p.m., according to a police report.

The suspects assaulted the victim, took his property and fled in unknown directions.

The thieves stole the victim’s backpack, cell phone, wallet with cash, and his belt.

The victim was transported to the hospital without life-threatening injuries.

The ages of the suspects are unknown.

Police have foot patrol most of the time at the park but wanted to stress how big the park is.

They are going to continue to increase patrols and work with San Francisco Recreation and Park as well as the community to find solutions.

Stay with KRON4 News for updates



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