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Alleged Drive-By Fireworks Attack Injures Woman In San Francisco

July 05, 2018 - 3:45 pm

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS Radio) - San Francisco Police are seeking a driver who allegedly threw fireworks at a woman as she was standing on a corner in San Francisco's Panhandle neighborhood on the Fourth of July holiday, police said.

Officers with the SFPD responded around 7:45 p.m. Wednesday to Fulton Street and Masonic Avenue after learning of an aggravated assault there.

The victim, a 20-year-old woman, was standing at the corner when a male driver pulled up in a sedan and threw fireworks at her. The fireworks apparently went off, causing a blast injury to the woman's left foot, according to police.

The driver then sped off, heading east on Fulton Street, police said.

The victim was taken to a hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening.

A detailed description of the driver was not immediately available from police.

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