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Bicyclist Hits Homeless Man In Head With Hammer


San Diego police Tuesday sought a bicyclist who hit a homeless man in the head with a hammer in the Midway District.

The victim suffered minor injuries in the attack at around 11:15 p.m. Monday in the vicinity of Camino Del Rio West and Gaines Street, San Diego police Officer Dan Lasher said. It was not immediately clear whether he was taken to a hospital.

Police described the suspect as a white man wearing a white bandana and a black backpack who was last seen riding a bicycle on Gaines Street.