BART Police, working closely with SFPD, arrest Balboa Park Station stabbing suspect


BART Police, working closely with SFPD, arrest Balboa Park Station stabbing suspect

A suspect is in custody this afternoon just hours after allegedly stabbing a customer entering the Balboa Park Station. The suspect, identified as Wilfred Brown, transient, 09/21/1975, was taken into custody after a joint search by BART Police officers and officers from the San Francisco Police Department.

Investigators say Brown stabbed the victim in an apparently unprovoked attack at 6:10 am, Thursday, September 8, 2011. The victim was rushed to San Francisco General Hospital, thanks in part to a quick response by the BART Station Agent. No information regarding the victim’s condition is available from BART.

Wilfred Brown faces charges of attempted murder, Attempt 187 of California Penal Code.