Crime is so out of control in San Francisco that reporters are literally getting robbed at gunpoint while filming their stories:
A KPIX 5 reporter investigating a series of auto break-ins around Twin Peaks was robbed of his camera at gunpoint Wednesday. https://t.co/qtGKCPkIBB
— KPIX 5 (@KPIXtv) March 4, 2021
According to the report, four men robbed KPIX’s Don Ford at gunpoint and stole his camera:
A journalist reporting at a crime spree scene in San Francisco was robbed of his camera at gunpoint.
KPIX correspondent Don Ford was about to interview homeowners when four men in a sedan showed up and robbed him. https://t.co/6kEWmsDW69
— New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) March 5, 2021
This happened in San Fran’s Twin Peaks neighborhood:
NEW: A Bay Area TV reporter interviewing residents about car break-ins on Twin Peaks in San Francisco was robbed at gunpoint in broad daylight Wednesday, officials said.https://t.co/Sy8MevnN7R
— San Francisco Chronicle (@sfchronicle) March 4, 2021
How much worse will it get before city authorities finally start cracking down?
— ??á? ?’???? (@ConsumerSOS) March 4, 2021
Ford later tweeted that his “life is more important than any camera”:
It was a dangerous moment but, my life is more important than any Camera!
— Don Ford (@DonKPIX) March 4, 2021
But imagine needing security to report daily in San Francisco?
Yep. I usually work alone but have security when ever I want it. I felt , mistakenly, safe. Decades of crazy stuff has trained me to have a very high SA.
— Don Ford (@DonKPIX) March 5, 2021