San Francisco Police Make Arrest in Hayes Valley Hate Crime 22-182

On December 17, 2022, at approximately 12:32 a.m., San Francisco Police officers from Northern Station were flagged down by a witness on the 400 block of Haight Street for a report of an assault with a skateboard.  

Officers located a 30-year-old male victim who stated he had been approached by a male suspect holding a skateboard when the suspect made antisemitic racial slurs towards the victim and proceeded to strike him with the skateboard. The suspect attempted to flee the scene, but officers quickly located and detained the suspect.  

The victim sustained non-life threatening injuries from the assault and was treated on scene by medics. During the investigation, officers developed probable cause to arrest the suspect, identified as 31-year-old Eduardo Navarro Perez of Oakland, Ca. 

Navarro Perez was later booked at San Francisco County Jail on charges of assault with a deadly weapon (245(a)(1) PC), criminal threats (422 PC), resisting arrest (148(a)(1)PC), and a hate crime enhancement (422.75(a) PC).  

While an arrest has been made, this remains an open investigation. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call the SFPD Tip Line at 1-415-575-4444 or Text a Tip to TIP411 and begin the text message with SFPD. You may remain anonymous.  

SFPD Incident # 220826266

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