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Armed Robbery and Assault with Deadly Weapon

South City Police reported incidents on Cypress Ave. and Idlewood Ct. over the weekend.

According to the South San Francisco Police Department, two separate incidents of armed robbery and an assault with a firearm occurred on Saturday and Sunday.

On Saturday Nov. 3 at about 3:30 a.m., a South San Francisco man who was walking to his home, was accosted by two armed men near the 10 block of Idlewood Ct. 

The men attempted to pull a necklace off the victim. When the victim resisted, they struck him on his head with the butt of handgun, causing him to fall down. The victim continued to try to fight the suspects off, but they kicked him and eventually stole the necklace.

The two suspects left in what was described as a 2-door older model SUV "similar to a Ford Bronco."

The victim described the armed robbers as Indian males wearing black ski masks.

On Sunday Nov. 4, an unknown suspect shot three times at a red Pontiac that was driving north on Cypress Ave. and had two adult males riding in it. The incident occurred at about 8:30 p.m.

Police said no one was hurt during the incident, but a car parked nearby sustained a broken window and body damage.

After the shooting, several people were seen running north on Cypress Ave. and hiding near the northeast corner of Airport Blvd. and Armour Ave.

Police didn't know whether that incident was gang-related, but officials did not believe it was random. 

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