SFPD Seeking Mid-Market Box Cutter Attacker

Police are looking for a man who slashed another man with a box cutter in San Francisco’s Mid-Market neighborhood Thursday afternoon.

The stabbing was reported just after 3:30 p.m. at Market and Seventh streets.

Police found a 48-year-old man with cuts on his left ear. He was taken to San Francisco General Hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening.

The victim had been in an argument with another man when the suspect pulled out a box cutter and slashed the victim on the ear, according to police.

The suspect ran away on foot and has not been found as of this afternoon, according to police.

Sasha Lekach, Bay City News

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