policeblotter_sfa.jpgA man was stabbed in the leg on Sixth Street in San Francisco early this morning after refusing to give money to another man, police said.

The stabbing was reported at about 1:30 a.m. in the first block of Sixth Street.

The 35-year-old victim walked out of a building and was approached by a suspect who asked for money. When the victim declined, the suspect pulled out a knife and stabbed him once in the leg, according to police.

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

The attacker, a man in his 40s or 50s, fled and has not been found.

Anyone with information about the stabbing is encouraged to call the Police Department’s anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444 or send a tip by text message to TIP411.

Dan McMenamin, Bay City News

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