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* Redwood City Police Investigate Gang Attack Two Injured with Machete and Shovel

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Police in Redwood City are investigating a gang-related attack that left two injured Friday night, one hit with shovel handle and another stabbed multiple times. Units responded to the 500 block of Buckeye Street where two Redwood City men were reportedly attacked by as many as four armed suspects at about 8 p.m., according to the Redwood City Police Department. One victim was hit in the head with a shovel handle and treated the scene, police said. The second victim was stable several times, once in the neck and multiple times in the torso. He was taken to hospital in serious condition. The suspects, allegedly armed with a shovel, glass bottles and a knife or machete, were last seen running southbound on a footbridge over Woodside Road, according to police. They were described as four Hispanic males between 18 and 25 years old. Two were described as about 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighing about 160 pounds. One was wearing a red shirt and red pants, another wore a black hoodie. Police are investigating the incident as gang-related. Please call the Fugitive Watch hot line at 1-800-9-CAUGHT (1-800-922-8448) or text at 408-355-0999 if you have any information that can help solve this crime. Copyright © 2009 by Bay City News, Inc. — Republication, Rebroadcast or any other Reuse without the express written consent of Bay City News, Inc. is prohibited.

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