SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — A South San Francisco police officer is in critical condition Friday morning after being struck in the head with a skateboard, police said.
A citizen waved down the officer about a disturbance at a business in the 300 block of Grand Avenue at around 2:20 p.m., police said.
When the officer approached the suspect, he took off on his skateboard.
After a short foot chase, the suspect stopped and hit the officer in the head with the skateboard.
The officer was knocked unconscious and transported to a local hospital in critical condition.
The suspect continued running but was taken into custody a short time later by other officers.
The suspect, identified as Luis Alberto Ramos-Coreas, 28, of South San Francisco, was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon, resisting arrest and battery on a peace officer.
Ramos-Coreas is being held without bail.
The injured officer has been identified as 12-year veteran Robby Chon of the SSF Police Department. He is also married with two young children.
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