Robber stabs man who fought back in Visitacion Valley

A man who fought back during a robbery in Visitacion Valley was stabbed with a knife Wednesday evening, police said.

The 42-year-old victim was confronted by an unknown man in his 30s who demanded money, police said. When he refused, the suspect started to fight with him.

The fight broke out at Sunnydale Avenue and Santos Street around 6:30 p.m., ending when the wounded man fled into a nearby fire station, police said.

The injured man was taken to San Francisco General Hospital with a stab wound to his hip. He’s expected to survive.

The robber got away with the victim’s cash and has not been arrested.

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