Slashed for no cash

A 29-year-old man was stabbed and slashed in the face and neck for refusing to give money to a thug in the Tenderloin on Friday, police said.

The assailant, described only as a 29-year-old man, asked the victim for cash in the 300 block of Mason Street around 5 p.m., then attacked with a knife after the victim declined, police said.

The victim’s injuries were not life threatening, police said.

The suspect was subsequently arrested, police said.

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