Man Stabs Woman With Scissors During Argument In Excelsior

A verbal disagreement last night in the Excelsior escalated when one participant attacked the other with a pair of scissors, according to police.

After the attack, which took place around 11pm near Mission Street and Brazil Avenue, the suspect, a 60-year-old man, fled the scene, but was arrested a short while later. 

The victim, a 30-year-old woman, sustained life-threatening injuries in the attack, and was transported to a hospital for treatment.

Anyone who has information about this incident is encouraged to contact SFPD via the department's anonymous tip line at 415-575-4444, or text TIP411 with "SFPD" at the start of the message.

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Man stabs woman with scissors during argument in excelsior