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Police Investigating Tuesday Evening Stabbing in Central District

Police are investigating after a man was stabbed and injured on his way home from work Tuesday evening in the Central District.

At 6:53 p.m., a resident in the 500 block of 31st Avenue called 911 to report a neighbor had been stabbed. Officers arrived and found a 64-year-old man with a stab wound to the back. Seattle Fire Department medics also responded and transported the victim to Harborview Medical Center in stable condition.

The victim said he was walking down the sidewalk on his way home from work when the male suspect approached him from behind and stabbed him. The suspect then reportedly fled the scene in a vehicle.

Detectives will continue to investigate this incident. Anyone with information about this stabbing should call the Violent Crimes Tip Line at (206) 233-5000.