policeblotter_sfa.jpgA man was critically injured in a stabbing in San Francisco’s Mission District early this morning, police said.

The stabbing was reported at about 1:20 a.m. in the 2200 block of Mission Street, which is near 18th Street.

The 38-year-old victim was approached by a suspect who stabbed him in the abdomen, according to police.

The victim was taken to San Francisco General Hospital to be treated for his injuries, which are considered life-threatening, police said.

The suspect, described only as a man around 30 years old, had not been found as of this morning.

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

Dan McMenamin, Bay City News

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