Man sought in Hillcrest Whole Foods attack

Posted at 5:30 PM, Feb 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-22 23:52:36-05

San Diego police are looking for a man accused of brutally punching another person in the face at a Whole Foods store in Hillcrest.

According to police, the incident happened Dec. 6, 2015, at around 9 p.m., at the location on University Avenue.

Police say the man punched the victim in the face, leaving injuries so severe the victim needed plastic surgery.

The suspected attacker is a white man in his early to mid-20s, police say. No other details were provided.

Police did not say what prompted the attack.

Anyone with information on this case is urged to contact Det. Erich Bennett at 619-692-4834 or 619-672-0302.