Man sleeping assaulted with baseball bat in Potrero Hill 

A man sleeping in Potrero Hill was violently awakened by a man with a baseball bat Tuesday, police said.

The 57-year-old victim was sleeping in the 1200 block of 17th Street about 6:30 a.m. when a man who appeared to be in his 30s began hitting the victim with a baseball bat, police said.

The victim woke up and the suspect continued striking him with the bat while also yelling racial slurs, police said.

The victim was hospitalized, but his injuries were not life-threatening. No arrest was made.

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