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Woman Pepper-Sprays San Francisco Muni Passenger, Driver

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A San Francisco Muni bus makes its way down Market street in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

A San Francisco Muni bus makes its way down Market street in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – San Francisco police are seeking a woman who pepper-sprayed another woman on a Muni bus on Tuesday afternoon, then sprayed the driver.

The incident was reported at about 12:25 p.m. at 11th and Mission streets.

The suspect and the victim, a 39-year-old woman, were arguing on the bus when the suspect pepper-sprayed the victim in the face, police said.

The suspect then sprayed the bus driver, a 59-year-old man, in the face and got off the bus and fled, according to police.

Police said the suspect is between 35 and 40 years old. She had not been found as of this morning.

The two victims were taken to the hospital to be treated for eye irritation.

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 with “SFPD” in the message.

(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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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