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Thursday, September 30, 2010

Armed Robber Cleans Out Sunglass Hut

Posted By on Thu, Sep 30, 2010 at 4:59 PM

click to enlarge Does this alleged armed sunglass thief ring a bell?
  • Does this alleged armed sunglass thief ring a bell?
Does this alleged armed sunglass thief ring a bell?
Earlier today, we reported on a ballsy thief who returned, twice, to the same gas station to filch sunglasses. Turns out, however, he was just the opening act.

Police are seeking a gun-toting robber who barged into the Sunglass Hut at 2327 Market and demanded employees disgorge sunglasses into a bag under pain of death. According to the San Francisco Police Department, the man only wanted sunglasses. No money, no credit cards, no treasury bonds -- just sunglasses. (Store employees, however, say the robber ran off with an undisclosed amount of cash, too).

Police do not know how many sunglasses he made off with.

The robber is described as a white man standing 6-foot-1 and weighing 300 pounds. After the weekend robbery, the heavyset thief was seen hopping into a

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Joe Eskenazi

Joe Eskenazi

Joe Eskenazi was born in San Francisco, raised in the Bay Area, and attended U.C. Berkeley. He never left. "Your humble narrator" was a staff writer and columnist for SF Weekly from 2007 to 2015. He resides in the Excelsior with his wife, 4.3 miles from his birthplace and 5,474 from hers.


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