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Thursday, December 30, 2010

Pizza Man Ambushed

Posted By on Thu, Dec 30, 2010 at 3:45 PM

click to enlarge Five jacked pizzas... - ETSY.COM

Being the pizza man ain't a picnic.

The hours are long, the wages are short, and your only cinematic role model is Bill Maher. Also -- it's dangerous.

We wrote about an instance in which a 60-year-old deliveryman was beaten up and relieved of his pizza earlier this month. Last night, in what appears to be a more coolly organized affair, a 54-year-old pizza man was held up at gunpoint and deprived of five pies and cash.

After a female suspect ordered the quintet of pizzas to a bogus address on the 1500 block of Underwood, the middle-aged Asian delivery driver was set upon by two black men in their 20s or 30s at around 9 p.m.

One of the robbers pointed a gun at the driver and demanded his possessions. The loss in the subsequent police writeup is listed as "5 pizzas, US currency."

The amount of currency -- or the value of the five pizzas -- is not yet known.

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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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