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Mission man in life-threatening condition after trying to resist attacker with broom

A man is in critical condition after being stabbed by another man in the Mission District on Tuesday afternoon. 

Police say the man, 55, was stabbed near 25th and Cypress streets around 4:14 p.m. yesterday. The suspect, a 32-year-old man, allegedly got into an argument with the victim that turned physical. The victim tried to fend him off with a broom, but was ultimately stabbed with a knife.

The victim was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, while the suspect was arrested. No further information on the suspect's or victim's identities was given, as the case remains under investigation.


Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call SFPD's 24-hour tip line at (415) 575-4444, or text a tip to TIP411 and begin the text message with "SFPD." You may remain anonymous.

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