Man suffers serious injuries in bike lock attack

A male suspect used a bicycle lock to attack a man lying on the sidewalk in San Francisco’s Inner Richmond neighborhood early Tuesday, inflicting life-threatening injuries, according to police.

Police said the assault was reported around 5:50 a.m. on California Street near Second Avenue.

The victim, a 55-year-old man, was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The unknown suspect fled the scene and no arrest had been reported as of Wednesday morning. Police did not release a detailed description or provide a possible motive for the attack.

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