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Police Search for BART Machete Attack Suspect



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    Police are searching for a suspect who is believed to have slashed a person at the Civic Center BART station. (Jan. 14, 2017)

    The San Francisco Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a man involved in a machete slashing last week at the Civic Center BART station.

    On Jan. 6 at 8:39 pm., an unidentified man with a large machete attacked a passenger at the station, police said.

    Officers responded to the scene and learned the suspect attacked a 29-year-old man from Valencia. The victim suffered serious lacerations to his head and hand.

    Police described the suspect as a light complexioned black man, 30 to 40 years old, 5 feet 11 inches tall and about 200 pounds.

    Anyone with information on the suspect is asked to call the SFPD 24-hour tip line at (415) 575-4444.

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