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Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Knife-Wielding Drunk Tries to Slice Pedestrians in the Mission

Posted By on Wed, Aug 29, 2012 at 8:07 AM

click to enlarge 16th and Mission
  • 16th and Mission

If you happened to go home before the bars closed in the Mission last night, here's the excitement you missed:

A drunk man allegedly unleashed his liquor-induced rage on pedestrians along Mission and 16th streets. The drama unfolded just after 2 a.m. when the stumbling man pulled out a knife and started waving it and yelling at passersby.

Fortunately in his drunken stupor, he had terrible aim, and only managed to catch the sleeve of a man's shirt, according to police.

The drunk man continued his fit until police showed up and arrested him on suspicion of aggravated assault.

Needless to say, this Mission Street craziness certainly put a damper on an otherwise perfect summer night.  

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Erin Sherbert

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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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