SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A 63-year-old male is recovering Sunday after being severely beaten by a 58-year-old man with a wooden cane.
Two San Diego Police officers were conducting routine patrols near 16th Street and Island Avenue in the Sherman Heights area of San Diego when they came across the attack in progress at around 12:30 a.m. this morning.
They arrested the 58-year-old Hispanic male on suspicion of attempted murder, Sgt. Ray Battrick said. No names were released.
The victim suffered a severe head injury, several facial fractures and a broken hand. He was taken to an unknown hospital and is expected to survive.
The victim did not know the suspect, Battrick said. The Central Division of SDPD is investigating.
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