Dashcam video shows robber speed away after smashing driver's rear windshield, stealing bag

SAN FRANCISCO -- A driver captured video of a brazen robbery while driving through traffic in San Francisco on Friday afternoon.

The driver, Alex, says he was about to get on an onramp, heading east on I-80 around 4:30 p.m. There, he witnessed someone jump out of a Honda Accord and smash a window of a Prius in front of him.

The thief grabbed a bag and drove off.

ABC7's Dion Lim spoke to the victims of the robbery, a husband and wife, who are from Iran.

Ben says him and his wife, Masha, are real estate photographers and were on a shoot near Dolores Park.

Close call as truck speeds towards Pa. EMS workers in snowy conditions

EMBED More News Videos

The paramedics got out of the way just in time.

Ben, who was in the passenger seat of the Prius, says his wife noticed someone following them after the shoot.

The couple says about $7,000 worth of camera equipment was stolen. They said they have not seen anything like this before and have filed a police report.

If you have any information regarding this incident, you may e-mail the couple at info@homeshots.us.
Copyright © 2021 KGO-TV. All Rights Reserved.