SAN FRANCISCO(CBS SF) – A homeless man used a toilet plunger to beat an acquaintance and steal his sleeping bag and ankle monitor charger in San Francisco’s South of Market district early Monday morning, according to a report in the San Francisco Chronicle.

The 50-year-old suspect allegedly attacked the victim with the wooden handle of the plunger around 3:30 a.m. near 8th and Market Streets. The victim, a 56-year-old parolee who is required to wear a monitoring device, was also punched twice in the face. He did not suffer any serious injury.

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Police did not release the name of the suspect, and no arrest has yet been made. Officers did not know why the man chose to use a plunger.

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“We can’t make this stuff up,” Officer Albie Esparza told the Chronicle.

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