A woman who was shoved from behind and fell as she was carrying her baby in San Francisco was recovering following surgery for a brain hemorrhage.
The 37-year-old woman was reportedly carrying her 6-month-old in a sling just after 6 p.m. Sunday when she was pushed or bumped from behind at 28th and Sanchez streets, said San Francisco Police spokesman Joseph Tomlinson.
She fell forward and hit her head, suffering a large laceration and a life-threatening injury. The baby was unharmed.
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The woman told police she didn’t see anyone, but said she felt someone push her. Her purse, phone and other items were not taken, Tomlinson said.
The woman was recovering Monday, he added.
Police are investigating the incident as an assault and are looking for witnesses to the incident and reviewing any surveillance video from the area, Tomlinson said.
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