San Diego

Man Robbed at Gunpoint, Stabbed at Balboa Park's Morley Field

A 43-year-old man heading to the restroom at Balboa Park's Morley Field was robbed at gunpoint and then stabbed, San Diego police said. 

The man, who has not been identified, drove to Morley Field when he needed to use the restroom, police said. The field is near Upas and Villa Streets. 

He was standing behind a tree in the park when he saw a man approaching him; the victim went to check to see if the restrooms were open, police said. 

As he walked toward the restrooms, the man said something in Spanish. 

The victim replied that he did not speak Spanish, police said. 

A second suspect then approached the man from his left side and pulled out a gun, police said. At the same time, the first suspect jabbed a knife at him and demanded the victim's bracelet. 

The victim gave the suspects his bracelet, valued at $40, then took them to his car, where he said he would give them money. 

As he turned, one of the suspects stabbed him in the abdomen. 

The victim ran to his car and called 911, then drove himself to the hospital with a non-life-threatening injury. 

The suspects were seen heading eastbound through the park. The first was described as a 50- to 60-year-old man approximately 5 feet 5 inches tall and heavy. The second suspect was described as a man in his 20s approximately 5 feet 11 inches tall to 6 feet tall. Both were seen wearing dark clothing. 

Police are investigating. 

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