General Crime

* Market Street Store Robbed After Employee Refuses to Sell Cigarettes to Suspects

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An employee at a store on San Francisco’s Market Street was punched in the throat and robbed after refusing to sell cigarettes to three suspects on Wednesday evening, police said. The robbery was reported at 6:40 p.m. at a business in the 1800 block of Market Street. The suspects, described as about 20 years old, walked into the store to buy cigarettes but the 41-year-old employee refused because the suspects looked young, according to police.

One of the suspects then punched the man in the throat and grabbed various tobacco products, and the trio ran out of the store, police said. The victim suffered minor injuries in the attack but declined transport to a hospital. The three suspects had not been found as of this morning.

Please call the Fugitive Watch hot line at 1-800-9-CAUGHT (1-800-922-8448) or text us at 408-355-0999 or CLICK HERE to send a confidential email tip, if you have any information that can help solve this crime.

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