A 38-year-old man was punched and knocked to the ground in broad daylight by two muggers who proceeded to steal his gold teeth in San Francisco’s Financial District, police said Friday.
The street robbery occurred at California and Kearny streets around 4 p.m. Thursday when the two attackers came up from behind the victim and punched him in the face, knocking him down, police said.
The thieves then kicked the man while he was on the ground, police said.
The attackers also took the victim’€™s cell phone and ripped the gold caps out of his mouth before fleeing the scene on foot, according to police.
The victim also suffered a swollen eye and abrasions to the knee and was taken to the hospital.
Police have yet to make any arrests.