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Tuesday, November 3, 2009

MacGyver Sought in Excelsior Burglary

Posted By on Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 6:30 AM

click to enlarge Little-known fact: MacGyver's first name was 'Angus'
  • Little-known fact: MacGyver's first name was 'Angus'
A home-plundering technique befitting he of the leather jacket, duct tape, and blond mullet was reported in San Francisco last week.

A witness watched an enterprising miscreant in the 700 block of Naples eye a box behind a locked gate. The alleged thief then grabbed a nearby tree branch and board, crafted a "teeter-totter" and used it to catapult the box over the gate and into his evil genius arms.

The master criminal's method of thievery was more well thought out than his escape, however.

While the suspect eluded numerous police called into the area, a nearby resident called the cops reporting that the box was sitting in front of her home (no word on whether ingenious methods were used to place it there). The box was returned to its rightful owner -- along with a hell of a story to tell.

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Joe Eskenazi

Joe Eskenazi

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Joe Eskenazi was born in San Francisco, raised in the Bay Area, and attended U.C. Berkeley. He never left. "Your humble narrator" was a staff writer and columnist for SF Weekly from 2007 to 2015. He resides in the Excelsior with his wife, 4.3 miles from his birthplace and 5,474 from hers.

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