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SFPD Seeking Public's Assistance in Assault Hate Crime Cases
Posted Date: 4/25/2012


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The San Francisco Police Department is actively investigating two incidents that happened in the Castro and Hayes Valley districts of San Francisco. Investigators are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the suspects in both incidents.

The first incident occurred on March 29, 2012, at 2:30 AM on the 400 block of Castro. The second incident occurred on April 07, 2012, at 10:40 PM near the intersection of Market and Gough Streets.

In both incidents, the suspects attacked the victims while yelling homophobic remarks. Investigators believe it is the same suspects in both incidents.

The first suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 25-30 years old, approximately 6 feet tall, 170 pounds, black hair and clean cut. The second suspect is described as white or Hispanic male, 25-30 years old, approximately 5 feet 7 inches tall, 150 pounds, blonde spiky hair. He was last seen wearing a black puffy jacket and blue jeans. A third suspect is a white or Hispanic male, approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall, 150 pounds with short blond hair and last seen wearing blue jeans. The suspects spoke with an East Coast or foreign accent.

The San Francisco Police Department is also asking for any additional victims of a similar incident to come forward and contact investigators to file a report.

Anyone with information regarding these incidents is requested to contact the Special Investigations Division at 415-553-1133. The public can contact the San Francisco Police Department with any information by calling us on the anonymous tip line at 415-575-4444 or text-a-tip to TIP411.