MENLO PARK (BCN) — An argument at a party escalated into a stabbing that sent one man to the hospital early Sunday in Menlo Park, police said.

Officers responded about 1:40 a.m. to the 1300 block of Sevier Avenue, where they found the victim on the ground with multiple stab wounds, according to a news release from Menlo Park police.

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Police said it appears that the victim was arguing with another man, who allegedly pulled a knife from his pocket and stabbed the victim multiple times. The suspect then left the area on foot, headed toward Ivy Drive, police said.

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Officers gave the victim medical aid, and fire crews and paramedics were called. The victim was taken to a hospital with serious but not life-threatening injuries.

Police searched the area, but were unable to find the suspect.

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Anyone with information or who witnessed the incident is asked to call the Menlo Park Police Department at (650) 330-6300 or the anonymous tip hotline at (650) 330-6395.

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