cityhall3.jpgA man was critically injured in a stabbing near San Francisco City Hall late Saturday night, police said.

The stabbing was reported at 11:38 p.m. near Van Ness Avenue and McAllister Street.

The 40-year-old victim was approached by two suspects who asked him if he belonged to a gang, according to police.

The suspects then stabbed the man in the back and fled. They had not been found as of this morning, police said.

The victim was taken to a hospital to be treated for his injuries and is expected to survive.

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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