A man was stabbed in the ear with a syringe and his beer was stolen during a vicious brawl with another man in the Tenderloin Monday afternoon, police said.
Police responded to Eddy and Jones streets at about 1 p.m. and found a 43-year-old man with a puncture wound to his ear. The injury was minor and the victim refused medical attention, police said.
Apparently the suspect, also 43, got into and argument with the victim and then threw the victim to the ground. That’s when he pulled out a syringe and stabbed the victim, police said. He the reportedly stole the suspect’s beer.
The suspect was subsequently arrested, police said. His identity was not immediately available.