SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A man was critically injured in a stabbing in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood on Tuesday night, police said.

The stabbing was reported at 8:54 p.m. in the 400 block of Stevenson Street.

The 54-year-old victim got into an argument with the suspect, a man who he knows. The suspect then stabbed him in the chest with a knife and ran away, according to police.

The victim was taken to a hospital to be treated for his injuries, which are considered life-threatening, police said.

The suspect, described as a man in his mid 30s, had not been found as of this morning, according to police.

Anyone with information about the case is encouraged to call the Police Department’s anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444 or send a tip by text message to TIP411.

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