Man Stabbed by 3 Assailants While Walking in Southcrest

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A 30-year-old man suffered non-life threatening injuries when he was stabbed by three men in the Southcrest area, police reported Monday.

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The victim was walking eastbound in the 3600 block of Newton Avenue around 11:10 p.m. Sunday when three men in their 30s walked up to him and started stabbing him for unknown reasons, San Diego Police Officer Robert Heims said.

The victim was transported to a hospital with five stab wounds to the left arm and one to the abdomen, Heims said.

The injuries were not expected to be life-threatening, Heims said.

No suspect descriptions were immediately available.

Department detectives were investigating the incident.

— City News Service

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