SFPD Arrests Wanted Aggravated Assault Suspect 22-150
On Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at approximately 11:45 p.m., San Francisco Police Officers assigned to Mission Station responded to the 3500 block of 18th Street for a report of an assault. Officers arrived on scene and met with a 51-year-old male victim injured from an assault. Officers summoned medics to the scene and the victim was later transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The victim told officers he was out on a walk with his dog when he encountered an unknown male suspect who was also outside with his dog. The suspect encouraged his dog to attack the victim's dog. The male suspect then struck the victim in the face without warning. The suspect fled the scene. The victim noticed his cell phone, which he dropped during the assault, was missing after the suspect fled
Investigators from the SFPD General Work Detail led the investigation and identified the suspect as 35-year-old David Camet. On October 8, 2022, San Francisco Police officers assigned to Tenderloin Station were working as footbeat officers in the area of UN Plaza when they observed Camet. Camet was taken into custody without incident. Camet was later transported to San Francisco County Jail and booked on charges of assault with a deadly weapon (245(a)(1) PC), battery with serious bodily injury (243(d) PC), and grand theft (487(a) PC).
While an arrest has been made, this remains an open investigation. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call the SFPD Tip Line at 1-415-575-4444 or Text a Tip to TIP411 and begin the text message with SFPD. You may remain anonymous.
SFPD Incident: 220-644-161