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Gavin Newsom's PlumpJack restaurant vandalized in San Francisco

Ed Walsh

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The windows of the restaurant founded by Governor Gavin Newsom were vandalized Tuesday morning, according to witness, Jenny Chan who Tweeted out a photo of the damage at PlumpJack on Filmore Street.

"I actually think both incidents are sad. The situation in Northern California continues to deteriorate. My favorite Christmas store in Sacramento closed down because the store was constantly being robbed," wrote Twitter user "SeekerofTruth"

San Francisco Police told NewsBreak: " On Tuesday July 27, 2021, at approximately 6:40 a.m., San Francisco Police officers from Northern Station responded to the 3200 block of Fillmore Street regarding an alarm sounding. Officers arrived on scene and located a storefront window that had been broken out. Officers conducted a walkthrough of the building and determined that the building appeared to be undisturbed. Officers did not locate any suspects inside the store. Personnel from the SFFD arrived on scene and secured the business. Officers processed the scene for evidence and authored a police incident report.

Anyone with information is asked to call the SFPD 24-hour Tip Line at 1-415-575-4444 or Text a Tip to TIP411 and begin the text message with SFPD. You may remain anonymous."

Joe Arellano, spokesman for the PlumpJack Group told NewsBreak: “This morning, the front door to our PlumpJack wine store in the Marina was smashed. We recently installed security cameras and are in the process of reviewing the footage. Over the past year during the shelter-in-place, this store location has experienced several attempted break-ins, similar to many of the other businesses in the area and across the city. Thankfully, it appears nothing of value was taken, and our security deterrents worked.”

As previously reported, former California Senator Barbara Boxer was mugged in Oakland Monday afternoon.

An official Tweet on Boxer's Twitter feed read, "Earlier today former Senator Barbara Boxer was assaulted in the Jack London Square neighborhood of Oakland. The assailant pushed her in the back, stole her cell phone and jumped in a waiting car. She is thankful that she was not seriously injured."

A statement from Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf's office stated:, The Mayor was deeply troubled to learn of the assault and robbery of Sen. Boxer today. She spoke with the Senator’s family to extend her well wishes for a speedy recovery and was relieved to learn she was not seriously injured. OPD is investigating the incident and is working to collect any surveillance images from the area that will assist in their investigation..”

Boxer is 80 years old.

In a statement on the incident that didn't name Boxer, Oakland Police wrote

"The Oakland Police Department has received media inquiries regarding a strong robbery that occurred today. The Department can confirm at 1:15 PM, the victim was walking in the 300 block of 3rd Street, when they were approached by a suspect. The suspect forcefully took loss from the victim, and fled in a nearby waiting vehicle. This incident is currently being investigated by the Oakland Police Department’s Robbery Section. The identity of the victim is not being released.

"The Oakland Police Department and Crime Stoppers of Oakland are offering up to $ 2, 000 dollars in reward money, leading to an arrest in this case. Anyone with information is asked to contact OPD’s Robbery Section at (510) 238-3326 or the Crime Stoppers TIP LINE at (510) 777- 8572."

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