An attempted robbery in the Tenderloin district early Thursday morning left a victim with multiple stab wounds, police said.
The 39-year-old victim was approached from behind at 2:38 a.m. near O’Farrell and Leavenworth streets. He was stabbed with a knife twice in the torso during a struggle when the suspect tried to take his backpack by force.
The suspect, described as a 40-year-old man, then fled in a dark colored vehicle.
The victim was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.
No arrests have been reported.