Two men were stabbed after coming to the defense of a woman who was punched in the face in San Francisco’s mid-Market neighborhood on Thursday evening, police said. The stabbings were reported at 6:52 p.m. Thursday near the intersection of Market and Seventh streets.The suspect, a man in his 50s, got into an argument with a 43-year-old woman and then punched her in the face, according to police.
When the two men, ages 37 and 47, came to the woman’s defense, the suspect took out a folding knife and stabbed them both and then ran away, police said.The victims were taken to San Francisco General Hospital to be treated for their injuries, which are not considered life-threatening. The suspect had not been found as of this morning.
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