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Bicyclist stabs man in abdomen, victim expected to survive

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Posted at 9:10 AM, Dec 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-20 12:10:06-05

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A 32-year-old man is expected to survive a stab wound to the abdomen after being attacked by a suspect who rode up on a bicycle and assaulted him on a bridge in the Hillcrest community of San Diego, police said.

The victim was with friends on a bridge in the 3900 block of Vermont Street when the bicyclist rode up about 9 p.m. Saturday and stabbed him once in the abdomen, said Officer Robert Heims of the San Diego Police Department.

The suspect rode away southbound on the bridge. Paramedics rushed the 32-year-old man to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

No description of the suspect was available. San Diego police urged anyone with information regarding the assault to call them at 888-580-8477.