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Man Critically Injured In SF North Beach Attack

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A San Francisco Police cruiser. (CBS)

A San Francisco Police cruiser. (CBS)

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SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A man was found critically injured after an apparent attack in San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood early Thursday morning, police said.

The victim, believed to be in his 50s or 60s, was found around 12:15 a.m. in an alcove in front of a building in the 900 block of Columbus Avenue, between Chestnut and Lombard streets, police spokesman Officer Gordon Shyy said.

The man had suffered head trauma and was taken to San Francisco General Hospital. His injuries are considered life-threatening, Shyy said.

No arrests had been made in the attack, he said.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the Police

Department’s anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444 or send a tip by text message to TIP411.

(Copyright 2013 by CBS San Francisco and Bay City News Service. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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