sfpd_squad.jpgA man was critically injured in a stabbing in San Francisco’s Bayview District on New Year’s Eve, police said today.

The stabbing was reported around 8 p.m. Monday in the 1400 block of Palou Avenue.

The 53-year-old victim was walking in the area when a male suspect approached and an argument ensued, according to police.

The suspect then stabbed the victim several times and fled. He had not been found as of this morning, police said.

The victim was taken to a hospital to be treated for his injuries, which are considered life-threatening.

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

Dan McMenamin, Bay City News

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