A 48-year-old man suffered lacerations to the head and was taken to San Francisco General Hospital Sunday afternoon after being assaulted by another man at this weekend’s Carnaval celebration.
The suspect and victim saw each other at Bryant Street near 18th Street at 3 p.m. on Sunday and began discussing a previous disagreement, police said.
The suspect, a 50-year-old man, struck the victim with an unknown weapon, police said. When the victim fell to the ground, the suspect kicked him and fled on foot.
A 26-year-old man was walking on Mission Street near 18th Street at 5:14 p.m. on Sunday when he was struck from behind by an unknown object.
The victim fell to the ground, sustaining a laceration on his chin.
According to police reports, the man walked to San Francisco General Hospital.
A 58-year-old cab driver was assaulted by a passenger at approximately 1 a.m. on Monday on 18th Street near Valencia.
The incident began when the driver picked up three passengers on 18th Street. The passengers got into an argument, and one of them began to yell at the driver and choke him from the back seat. The driver pulled over and jumped out of the cab.
All three passengers then got out of the cab. One of the suspects got into the driver’s seat and started to drive away, but crashed into another vehicle.
The suspect was detained by a bystander until police arrived, and was then taken into custody.
The cab driver complained of neck pain and was taken to San Francisco General Hospital.