Thanksgiving party guests try to carve each other

Two men battled with a box cutter and folding knife at a Thanksgiving party in the Mission district Thursday night, police said.

The men were recovering at the hospital following the blade brawl near Mission and 18th streets around 10:30 p.m., police said.

After an argument, a 26-year-old man slashed a 23-year-old man in the chin and left arm with a box cutter. Defending himself, the victim stabbed the suspect with a folding knife, police said.

The 26-year-old was arrested after the brawl.

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