Man assaulted with bike lock near Civic Center area

A man was assaulted with a bike lock in the Civic Center area Monday, police said.

The 24-year-old man was reportedly involved in an argument with another man, who appeared to be in his late 20s, near Hayes and Polk streets about 5 p.m. The assailant struck the victim several times in the face with a bike lock, police said.

The suspect fled and no arrest was made.

The victim sustained a laceration near his eye and was treated at a hospital for his injuries, which were not life-threatening.

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