29-year-old stabbed on bench at Balboa Park

Posted at 10:57 AM, Apr 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-23 00:59:53-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- Police are investigating after they say a man was stabbed while sitting on a bench at Balboa Park early Sunday morning.

The stabbing happened on the 2000 block of Park Boulevard at 12:26 a.m. Police reported that the suspect walked up to the 29-year-old victim and asked him for a cigarette.

After telling the suspect he didn’t have one, the victim was stabbed in the neck, according to police.

The wound was non-life threatening and the victim was taken to the hospital in stable condition, police say.

Police are still looking for the suspect.   The assailant is described as a tanned Asian male wearing a blue jacket and about 5'5" tall.