Person allegedly hit in leg with metal pipe in unprovoked attack at MacArthur BART station in Oakland

BART police officers stand in an Oakland, Calif. station on Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. (KGO-TV)

A person was allegedly hit in the leg with a metal pipe in an unprovoked assault Friday afternoon at the MacArthur BART station in Oakland, BART police said on Saturday.

The alleged assault was reported at 4:07 p.m. at the station at 555 40th St. Police said a suspect was detained, identified and arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon.

Vincent Williams, 51, was taken to the Alameda County jail. The victim did not require medical care.
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