Tenderloin stabbing leaves man in life-threatening condition

A 25-year-old man was seriously injured in a stabbing on Wednesday night in the Tenderloin.

The man was stabbed with a knife near Eddy and Larkin streets around 10:30 p.m., according to police.

An unidentified assailant, described only as a man by police, fled the scene and has not been arrested.

Police said the victim was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The stabbing was the second of the day in San Francisco.

At 1:07 a.m. early Wednesday morning, a 68-year-old man was stabbed during a robbery in Crocker-Amazon.

The stabbing happened on the first block of South Hill Boulevard, a street off Geneva Avenue near Crocker Amazon Playground.

Police said the knife-wielding thief made off with a wallet.

The suspect is described as a man. Police have not announced his arrest.

The victim was taken to a hospital and is expected to survive.

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