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Man in San Diego expected to survive stab wounds from two assailants

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Posted at 9:27 AM, Jun 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-21 12:36:48-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - San Diego police are searching for two suspects involved in a knife attack in Bay Terraces early Sunday morning that left a 30-year-old man hospitalized.

The assault happened at around 4:25 a.m. in the 6900 block of Paradise Valley Road, said Ofc. Tony Martinez, San Diego Police Department

The victim told police he was confronted by two men who asked him for a cigarette.

"An argument ensued, and during the argument, the victim was stabbed multiple times," Martinez said.

Both suspects fled in a white sedan-type vehicle, according to Martinez.

The victim suffered a stab wound to the neck, the left bicep and lacerations to his nose, jaw and back, Martinez said.

The victim was taken to a nearby hospital. His condition is unknown at this time but Martinez said he is expected to survive.

The two men were described as Hispanic between 20 and 30 years old. One of the suspects stands about 6- foot, 2-inches tall weighing 180 pounds with a thin build. He was last seen wearing a black baseball hat, a black jacket and blue jeans.

The second suspect stands about 6-feet tall weighing 200 pounds with a heavy build. He was wearing all black clothing.

Anyone with any information regarding the attack was urged to call Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.