SAN FRANCISCO (CBS/AP) — San Francisco police are hunting for a machete-wielding attacker who slashed a man at a BART station.

The assault was reported shortly after 8:30 p.m. Friday at the Civic Center station.

Police say the attacker, believed to be in his 40s, ran away.

There’s no immediate word on the condition of the victim or a motive for the attack.

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Comments (3)
  1. Tony Tony says:

    take your life in your hands riding the bart. I use it when i go to visit family and hate it. Way too dangerous

    1. Nah Tony. You just need to carry a machete in your backpack.

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