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Friday, February 25, 2011

Good Samaritan Beaten While Helping Other Beating Victim

Posted By on Fri, Feb 25, 2011 at 5:18 PM

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As the old adage goes -- no good deed goes unpunished. A samaritan discovered this when he tried to help another man who was getting beaten at a Muni stop this week.

Police report that a little before 8 p.m. on Wednesday, a man was standing at a Muni bus stop on the corner of Silver and Mission Streets, listening to music on his headphones. Three men walked up and surrounded him so he couldn't escape.

The three guys started punching him for no reason, knocking him to the ground, where they then continued beating the man.

Another person passing by stopped to try to help the victim. Sadly, he got his own beating when the three men turned on him, according to police.

The guys continued punching the second victim, but then suddenly stopped and ran off, leaving the two bleeding men behind.

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Erin Sherbert was the Online News Editor for SF Weekly from 2010 to 2015. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.


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