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Police identify man killed in Midway District stabbing

Posted at 2:29 PM, Dec 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-01 17:29:29-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- Police have identified the man who died following a stabbing in the Midway District in late November.

According to police, 55-year-old Robert Frank Erbe, who police say was a transient, died after suffering trauma to his neck.

Officers were called to the 3100 block of Sports Arena Boulevard around 8 a.m. on November 28 after receiving reports of a man with serious injuries.

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Erbe was taken to the hospital but died from his injuries.

The suspected attacker is described as white man between 20-40 years old. He was last seen wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt, blue digital camouflage pants and a blue hospital surgical mask. Police also noted he was wearing a backpack at the time.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 619-531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.