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Woman hits car fleeing traffic stop, teenaged girls steal jacket in SF crimes

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A Union City woman was charged with drunken driving and evading police after trying to flee a traffic stop Tuesday among other San Francisco crimes.

Geary Boulevard and Scott Street
9:20 p.m. Tuesday

A Union City woman was arrested after attempting to flee a traffic stop, police said. In her attempt to flee she collided with another vehicle on Geary Boulevard. She was charged with drunken driving and evading an officer.

Unit block of Powell Street
2:40 p.m. Tuesday

Three young women ranging in age from 16 to 20 shoplifted a jacket from a store, cops said. As they were leaving the store two employees tried to stop them, one of which was punched in the face. The teenaged thieves fled on foot. No arrest has been made.

2400 block of Geary Boulevard
6 a.m. Tuesday

Police brought a San Francisco man who was in “an altered mental state” to San Francisco General Hospital for an evaluation, they said.

1400 block of Haight Street
12:15 p.m. Tuesday

An unidentified thief stole an iPhone from the employees’ area of a restaurant, police said.

rnagle@sfexaminer.com