Suspect arrested in assault on Muni driver in Mid-Market area 

A suspect was taken into custody for allegedly beating up a Muni driver in the Mid-Market area on Tuesday afternoon, according to the San Francisco Police Department's Southern Station.

The incident occurred aboard the Muni inbound 7-Haight/Noriega line about 4:14 p.m. at Market and Mason streets, when the male bus operator was hit on the arm, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency spokesman Paul Rose said. The arm injury was described as "scratches."

The operator was transported to a hospital. No information on the suspect was immediately available Tuesday night.

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Jessica Kwong covers transportation, housing, and ethnic communities, among other topics, for the San Francisco Examiner. She covered City Hall as a fellow for the San Francisco Chronicle, night cops and courts for the San Antonio Express-News, general news for Spanish-language newspapers La Opinión and El Mensajero,... more
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