Chain-Wielding Suspect Attacks Man Walking In SF Tenderloin

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A man walking in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood Friday afternoon was seriously injured when he was attacked with a metal chain, police said.

The 64-year-old victim was walking in the 200 block of Turk Street when a man walking in front of him suddenly turned around swinging a metal chain and attacked him, police said.

The victim was transported to a hospital with life-threatening injuries suffered in the attack.

A 38-year-old male suspect was arrested at the scene, but his identity was not released.

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