Customers stop would-be laptop thief at San Francisco cafe

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

A group of strangers jumped into action Saturday at a cafe in San Francisco, stopping a would-be thief from stealing a woman’s laptop.

The attempted theft happened at Sana’a Cafe, located near the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

An employee said the man went to the back of the cafe and quickly grabbed a woman’s Apple MacBook before darting out of the front door.

Other customers hot on his tracks tackled him less than 100 feet from the cafe’s door. They held him without hurting him until police arrived minutes later.

NBC Bay Area’s Thom Jensen has more in the video report above.

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About the Author
Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.