Categories: Crime

Man chased down street by knife-wielding assailant in the Tenderloin

A suspect has been arrested for allegedly chasing a man down the street in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood late Monday night, threatening him with a knife and choking him, police said Wednesday.

The attack was reported at 11:44 p.m. Monday in the 300 block of Ellis Street where the suspect, a 52-year-old man, approached the victim and allegedly brandished a knife.

The suspect chased the 43-year-old victim down the street and tried to strangle him, police said.

The victim was injured in the attack but is expected to survive.

Police were able to locate and arrest the suspect, whose identity was not immediately released Wednesday morning.

Read more criminal justice news on the Crime Ink page in print. Follow us on Twitter: @sfcrimeink

Bay City News
Share
Published by
Bay City News

Recent Posts

Heated exchange over race erupts between two District 10 supervisorial candidates

A heated exchange over race erupted Thursday between a white candidate and a black candidate vying for the District 10…

9 hours ago

Films opening Friday, Sept. 21, 2018

Blaze: Based on a true story, the film by Ethan Hawke is inspired by the life of Blaze Foley (Ben…

10 hours ago

PETA demonstrates against leather outside Levi’s headquarters

Campaigners with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals demonstrated outside Levi's corporate headquarters near the Embarcadero to protest the…

13 hours ago

Mystery backers of Trauss, Johnson drop $100k into D6 race

A cool $100,000 just dropped like a thud into the hotly contested District 6 supervisors race, aimed squarely at taking…

15 hours ago

Athletics demolish Angels in record-setting 21-3 rout

By Alex Hall Special to S.F. Examiner OAKLAND -- The Oakland Athletics have one of the five best offenses in…

17 hours ago

Elderly woman struck by flatbed truck dies in second SF traffic death this week

A 75-year-old woman struck by a flatbed truck in Bernal Heights has died, according to the Medical Examiner’s Office. Marlene…

17 hours ago