Sketch Released of Alleged Assailant in Fatal SOMA Mugging -- And He Looks Like Mario Van Peebles
|The man on the left is the suspect for a fatal April mugging; at right is his buddy|
SF Weekly has written a bit about Canafax, a woman known for her lifelong generosity to the homeless. Several weeks after a violent purse-snatching in front of 680 Folsom Street, she died on May 2 after a blood clot became lodged in her heart; the pulmonary embolism could well have been caused by the broken hip she sustained during the robbery. The San Francisco Police Department sees it that way, and has assigned homicide detectives Rick Martin and John Cleary to the case.
If either of the two faces above ring a bell -- and, for the life of us, the alleged assailant is a dead ringer for actor and director Mario Van Peebles -- please call the aforementioned detectives at (415) 553-1145 or the SFPD anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444.