OAKLAND (CBS SF) — BART police have identified a suspect in an assault that happened on a Richmond-bound train at the agency’s MacArthur station Friday night.
The suspect is Solomon Espinosa, 27, who is believed to be a transient in the Oakland area, police said.READ MORE: DA's Office: Man Shot Dead By Daly City Police Was Wielding Fake Gun
The case began around 7:50 p.m. when two men who had been hurt in the assault reported it to BART officers, saying a fight had started on the train and continued on a platform at the station.
The two men suffered injuries not believed to be life-threatening, according to police. One was treated for a cut to his arm, the other for a cut on his face, police said.
Cameras recorded the incident, according to police. The circumstances leading up to the assault are still being investigated.READ MORE: Prosecutors: San Jose Flooring Company Owner Charged With Wage Theft; Workers Owed Nearly $1M In Overtime
Anyone with information is asked to call BART police at (510) 464-7011.
On Friday, an emotional funeral was held in Oakland for Nia Wilson, 18, who was killed in a stabbing at the station on the night of July 22. Investigators are looking into whether the stabbing was a hate crime.
Wilson’s death has garnered national attention.
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