Man stabbed in Tenderloin Wednesday after hitting assailant with can

A 52-year-old man was stabbed in his abdomen during a Wednesday afternoon argument, according to police.

The victim and the assailant got into an argument around 4;30 p.m. near the intersection of Golden Gate Avenue and Jones Street.

After the victim hit the suspect in the face with a can, the suspect pulled out the knife and stabbed the 52-year-old.

The assailant then ran away.

The victim, who was stabbed with a pocket knife, was taken to San Francisco General Hospital for treatment for his injuries.

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