Man, 43, injured in Pacific Highway stabbing

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A 43-year-old man was taken to a hospital in the Morena neighborhood of San Diego on Tuesday evening after reports of a stabbing.

According to the San Diego Police Department, at 5:38 p.m., police were called to 4891 Pacific Highway where it was determined that the victim had been assaulted by an unknown suspect and a verbal argument had ensued.

Police say the suspect grabbed the victim by the neck and stabbed him in the back. The suspect then ran away as passersby approached to help the victim, SDPD Officer David O’Brien said.

The suspect was described as a stocky man, approximately 6 feet 2 inches tall, with long dreadlock-style braids and an untidy beard. He was wearing a white T-shirt, dark pants and dark shoes.

O’Brien said the victim was taken to hospital where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

The case was investigated by the department’s Western Division, and anyone with information should contact Crime Stoppers at 619-692-4800 or 888-580-8477.

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