Homeless man at San Francisco Church (Photo credit: Jim Lawrence)

SF Homeless Man Attacked While Sleeping On Street

July 16, 2018 - 10:03 am

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS Radio) — A 50 year-old homeless man suffered life-threatening injuries in an attack in which his bicycle was stolen in the area of San Francisco's Market Street on Sunday morning, according to police.

The robbery was reported around 6:20 a.m. in the area of Market and Second streets.

The victim was asleep on the sidewalk when someone approached and struck him on the left side of the head with a blunt object, causing a deep laceration, police said.

The suspect then stole the victim's bike and fled. He remains at large and no description of him was immediately available.

The victim was taken to a hospital to be treated for his injuries.

Anyone with information about the attack is encouraged to call the Police Department's anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444.

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