The Noe Valley neighborhood of San Francisco endured a wave of crime last week that saw a gang of youths attack moms and nannies with baseball bats in order to steal their cell phones. Susie Coen reports for The Telegraph:
Baseball bat-wielding gangs of children are mugging mothers and nannies on the school run in the latest crime wave to hit San Francisco.
Last week Noe Valley, also known as “stroller valley” because of the growing population of young families, endured 11 phone robberies that are believed to have been carried out by the same gang who are targeting women picking up children from school.
One woman was reportedly hit with a baseball bat, while another was punched in the face, before the offender ran to a getaway car and drove off.
On Thursday the police had arrested one minor in connection with the 11 robberies and were searching for the others.
Rafael Mandelman, who sits on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, which is responsible for legislating, said there are a growing number of children “doing these really awful things”.
“I think, what happened with kids not being in school, I think there may be something going on with that, that we’re going to be experiencing for a while”, he said.
He added: “Those couple of years where school was erratic or non-existent, where everyone was under stress, parents and caregivers were under stress. That was probably impacting vulnerable communities more anyway. Sociologically. who knows what was going on, but I would not be surprised if we are going to be experiencing the lingering impacts of that for a generation.”
The California city has slumped in recent years from one of the most desirable places to live to one crippled by opioid usage, a disproportionate rate of homelessness and rising crime.
Chesa Boudin, a former district attorney, who was ousted last year, introduced policies in office including refusing to prosecute children as adults, aggressively going after police officers who commit crime, and reducing the prison population.
There has been a 11 per cent increase in robberies for the first six months of the year when compared to the same period in 2022.
Action Line: In only a few short years the Soros-backed policies of Chesa Boudin and other politicians in San Francisco, and their residual effects, have turned the city from the nation’s prime destination for talented young people into somewhere people are trying to flee. That’s all it took to dethrone one of America’s greatest cities. A few short years of treating criminals as though they were the victims. If you’re looking for a better America, start your search in Your Survival Guy’s 2023 Super States. Then click here to subscribe to my free monthly Survive & Thrive letter and become a Survivor.
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