San Francisco police need public's help in identifying man accused of machete attack

This surveillance image shows a man accused of attacking a person with a machete on BART at the Civic Center station in San Francisco, Calif. on Friday 6, 2017. (KGO-TV)

The San Francisco Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a man accused of being involved in a machete attack last week at the Civic Center BART station.

On Jan. 6 at 8:39 pm., an unidentified man with a large machete attacked a passenger at the station, police said.

Officers responded to the scene and learned the suspect attacked a 29-year-old man from Valencia. The victim suffered serious lacerations to his head and hand.

Police described the suspect as a light complexioned black man, 30 to 40 years old, 5 feet 11 inches tall and about 200 pounds.

Anyone with information on the suspect is asked to call the SFPD 24-hour tip line at (415)575-4444.
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