SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – A 15-year-old boy was hospitalized after being attacked by a group of people while playing basketball in San Francisco’s Chinatown on Wednesday afternoon, police said.
The teen was playing basketball in the 800 block of Sacramento Street at 3:30 p.m. when six people approached from behind and attacked him, then fled, according to police.
The teen was taken to San Francisco General Hospital to be treated for a head injury that was not considered life-threatening, police said.
The six suspects, described as males in their late teens, had not been found as of Thursday morning, and a motive for the attack was not immediately available, according to police.
Anyone with information about the case is encouraged to call the Police Department’s anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444 or send a tip by text message to TIP411.
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