San Diego

Man Sitting Inside His Vehicle in Mission Valley Stabbed in Face

A man was stabbed in the face while was sitting inside his vehicle in a parking lot in Mission Valley, according to the San Diego Police Department (SDPD).

The incident occurred around 3:52 p.m. on Tuesday in the 7500 block of Metropolitan Drive near Mission Valley Drive.

According to police, the victim had driven his girlfriend to the hospital and was sitting in his vehicle when the suspect walked up and stabbed him between the eyes.

The suspect then took off in a red vehicle.

Police said the victim was taken to the hospital. His injuries are not considered to be life threatening but he will require plastic surgery.

The suspect is described to be a man in his 20s, approximately 5-feet 6-inches in height, wearing a gray shirt and black shorts.

His identity is known since he is a patient at the clinic, police said. But at this time, he is not in custody.

Anyone with information is asked to call SDPD or Crime Stoppers at (888)858-8477.

No other information was available.

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