Have You Seen This Alleged Mission Bay Serial Wallet Thief?

It seems this is the year for folks to plunder weekly newspapers. Over the summer, some unknown miscreant drove off with the San Francisco Bay Guardian's eye-catching van, eventually ditching the vehicle in Sea Cliff where it stuck out like … vestiges of the Guardian in Sea Cliff.

Now SF Weekly has suffered a loss of its own, albeit a less theatrical one. Earlier this week the gentleman captured in the grainy surveillance footage on the right sauntered into our offices and brazenly stole a wallet out of a woman's purse. On that same day, he also entered two nearby offices in the China Basin Building and allegedly stole wallets from U.C. San Francisco employees. And, a few days earlier, U.C. Police report a man matching his eclectic description filched wallets from the nearby Gladstone Institute and  UCSF Community Center.

Since, as you can see, the security cameras don't exactly detail where he's got his birthmarks, it's fortunate that the alleged serial thief has a memorable appearance:

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