SAN FRANCISCO—A man stole a butcher knife from a Tenderloin District sports bar and injured two homeless people on Saturday, December 24, according to San Francisco Police Department.
The knife was stolen from the Union Square Sports Bar, located at 115 Mason St. The suspect, a 25-year-old man, was arrested Saturday at around 11 a.m. The name of the suspect and a motive for the attack has not yet been disclosed to the public. Authorities were able to recover a knife from the scene.
Prior to the arrest, the suspect was involved in an altercation with the victims – two homeless people who had been sleeping on the sidewalk one block away from that bar, at Market and Turk Streets, according to reports. Authorities have not yet disclosed the names of the victims, but indicated thata 30-year-old woman suffered a laceration to her hand and a 62-year-old man suffered a laceration to his face.
Sgt. Michael Andraychak from the SFPD informed NBC Bay Area that both of the injuries were considered “non-life threatening.” While the suspect was not arrested, if charged, he could face two counts of assault with a deadly weapon and theft.