SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A group of assailants attacked a man in San Francisco’s Bayview neighborhood Tuesday night with a piece of wood, leaving him with life-threatening injuries, police said.

The assault happened around 7:50 p.m. near the corner of Oakdale Avenue and Quint Street, police said.

READ MORE: COVID: Expert Says New Omicron Coronavirus Variant Likely Already in U.S.

There, two suspects allegedly got into a verbal altercation with the victim and then one of the suspects struck him with a piece of wood, injuring the victim, according to police.

The two suspects, described as a man and woman in their 30s, then fled in a van along with a third suspect, also described as a woman in her 30s.

READ MORE: 2 Men Shot Outside High School Football Game in Campbell

The victim, a man his 30s, was taken to a hospital for his critical injuries, police said.

Anyone with information about the assault is encouraged to call the San Francisco Police Department’s tip line at (415) 575-4444 or to send a tip by text message to TIP411 with “SFPD” at the start of the message.

MORE NEWS: Tavares, Nylander Lead Maple Leafs Past Sharks

© Copyright 2020 CBS Broadcasting Inc. and Bay City News Service. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.