Police detain suspect after 2 women attacked along the Embarcadero

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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KRON) – Police have detained a man after two women were attacked along the Embarcardeo on Saturday morning, according to the San Francisco Police Department PIO.

Around 6:55 a.m. police responded to Pier 19 after a woman was reportedly stabbed, Officer Robert Rueca said.

The suspect fled the area on a bike.

Not long after, around 7:10 a.m. a man attacked another woman with a tool near Pier 39.

Authorities say both women were taken to a hospital to be treated for their non-life threatening injuries.

A man, matching the suspect description, has been detained.

Police believe the detained suspect was involved in both incidents.

An investigation is underway.

No other details have been released at this time.

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