Police Need Your Help Finding Bay to Breakers Assailant Dressed in 49ers Jersey

Categories: Crime
xl709asf15red.jpg
It's not really fair when your opponent isn't wearing a helmet
If you were basking in the sun near Sharon Meadows in Golden Gate Park after the Bay to Breakers race Sunday afternoon, police could really use your help.

On Sunday, around 4:56 p.m., a 31-year-old man was sucker-punched in the head as he was chilling in the park with friends. SFPD Sgt. Michael Andraychak says the victim, who was dressed with his friends as a troll doll for the Bay to Breakers costume race earlier that day, was "enjoying a day in the park" when an argument broke out with another group of 12 costumed people next to them.

In that group, there were a few females were wearing purple, and one wearing an orange tutu, while the men had on red-and-white 49ers jerseys, police said. As the two groups began arguing, one of the men in a 49ers jersey ran up to the victim and hit him in the side of the head.

The victim -- who has not been identified -- fell to the ground and has not regained consciousness, police said.

The victim was taken to San Francisco General Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Police are urging anyone that may have witnessed the incident or taken pictures in
the area of Sharon Meadows near the Sharon Arts studio and tennis courts to contact the Police
Department. The anonymous tip line is 575-4444 or Text-a-Tip to TIP411, and include "SFPD" in
the subject line.

Follow us on Twitter at @SFWeekly and @TheSnitchSF
My Voice Nation Help
2 comments
Sort: Newest | Oldest
Walter
Walter

Sounds a lot like what happened to Brian Stow.  When did Golden Gate park become Dodger Stadium?

scurvy
scurvy

Insert comments about 49ers fans here. Maybe they were just taking their costumes and characters to the edge of realism? I mean, what 49ers fan doesn't randomly attack others while they're having a good time?

Now Trending

From the Vault

 

©2014 SF Weekly, LP, All rights reserved.
Loading...