Man stabbed while standing outside Sunset District bar

A 30-year-old man was stabbed in the back early Friday morning as he stood outside a bar in San Francisco’s Sunset District.

At 1:24 a.m., officers responded to a report of a stabbing outside a business located in the 2300 block of Irving Street, according to police.

A man had gone outside of a bar to send a text message, when someone came up from behind him and stabbed him, police said.

The suspect, described as a man in his 20s, then fled on foot, heading north on 24th Avenue and then west on Lincoln Avenue.

The victim suffered non life-threatening injuries and was taken to a hospital, according to police.

A detailed description of the suspect was not immediately available.CrimeSFPDStabbingSunset district

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