SAN LEANDRO (CBS SF) – BART police are investigating an assault with a deadly weapon that occurred Thursday at the BART Bay Fair Station in San Leandro.

Police said a man was sitting inside a train car at 7:31 p.m. when another man hit him in the head with an unknown metal object.

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The suspect also punched and kicked the victim before fleeing the train and running out of the station, police said.

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The victim and witnesses told police the attack was unprovoked.

The victim was transported to the hospital with injuries that were not considered life threatening.

The suspect, described as a black man in his late 30s, 6 feet tall, with a muscular build and wearing a gray shirt, tan shorts and black shoes, was not located.

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