policeblotter_sfa.jpgA man was stabbed during an altercation in San Francisco’s Mission District early this morning, police said.

The 53-year-old victim was stabbed in the lower back during a fight reported at about 1:35 a.m. near the intersection of Mission and 24th streets, according to police.

Officers responded and arrested the suspected stabber, a 21-year-old man whose name was not immediately available, police said.

The victim was taken to San Francisco General Hospital to be treated for his injuries, which are not considered life-threatening.

Dan McMenamin, Bay City News

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