Man arrested after attacking two people with sword in San Francisco

- A 26-year-old San Francisco man was arrested for attempted murder Saturday night after allegedly using a sword to injure a man and a woman in San Francisco's Silver Terrace neighborhood, police said Monday.

Arthur Leigh Welohr was arrested for two counts of attempted murder, San Francisco police spokesman Officer Albie Esparza said.

At about 11:50 p.m. on Friday, Welohr was apparently arguing with a man and a woman on Elmira Street near the Interstate Highway 280 overpass, police said.

Welohr allegedly pulled out a sword and slashed the victims, both in their 50s, police said.

The male victim suffered cuts to the front of his head, hand and shoulder, while the female victim suffered lacerations to both of her hands, police said.

Officers responded to the scene and placed Welhor under arrest.

Both victims were transported to San Francisco General Hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening, according to police.

Welhor, who appears to go by the handle KingeArthur on Twitter and Arthur King Mann on Facebook, posted a listing to sell a "Venetian war hammer" that was "battle-ready" on the website 5miles about 8 months ago. 

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