A suspect wielding a metal bar inflicted life-threatening injuries on a 76-year-old man in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood on Friday morning, police said Monday.
The attack was reported at 9:13 a.m. in the 400 block of Eddy Street.
The suspect, described as a man around 30 years old, approached the victim and hit him on the head multiple times with the metal bar, then fled on foot, according to police.
The 76-year-old was taken to a hospital and an update on his condition was not immediately available Monday. No arrest has been made in the case and a detailed suspect description was not immediately available from police.
Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the Police Department’s anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444 or to send a tip by text message to TIP411 with “SFPD” at the start of the message.