Man Seriously Injured In Mid-Market Assault

A man is fighting for his life after he was assaulted last night in the Mid-Market district.

The incident took place around 6:50pm on the 1000 block of Market between 6th and McAllister streets when the victim, a 51-year-old man, was walking. A 33-year-old man approached the victim and punched him, causing him to fall to the ground and lose consciousness.

The victim was transported to a hospital with life-threatening injuries, and police arrested the suspect. 

Anyone who has information about this incident is encouraged to contact SFPD via the department's anonymous tip line at 415-575-4444, or text TIP411 with "SFPD" at the start of the message.

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Man seriously injured in mid market assault