Four stabbed in San Francisco over weekend

Four people were stabbed in San Francisco Friday through Sunday, according to police.

The first stabbing happened around 10:30 p.m. Friday night near Larkin and O’Farrell streets.
Police responded to reports of a knife fight but found no one. Some time later the 38-year-old male victim was found at Larkin and Golden Gate avenue. He had been stabbed in the abdomen.

He was taken to the hospital and treated and is expected to survive.

The second stabbing happened at 11:30 p.m. Friday near the intersection of Mission and 16th streets.
A 51-year-old man approached the 26-year-old victim and slashed at him with a knife, cutting his face. The assailant then fled the scene.

The victim was taken to San Francisco General Hospital for treatment.

The third incident occurred at 9:51 p.m. Saturday near California and Kearny streets.

The 34-year-old victim was sitting when someone came at him from behind and stabbed him in the back.
The assailant fled, and the victim was taken to SFGH for treatment. He is expected to survive.

The weekend’s last stabbing happened Sunday at 2:28 a.m. near the intersection of Natoma and Sixth streets.

The 40-year-old male victim was soliciting a female prostitute. When the pair stepped between cars she pulled out a knife and cut the man on the cheek. The assailant then fled.

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