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Man stabbed trying to break up fight in Pacific Beach

A man who tried to break up a fight outside a Pacific Beach restaurant early Sunday was stabbed in the chest, police said.

The attack outside Han’s Boardwok Asian Kitchen at 4462 Mission Blvd.,

near Hornblend Street, was reported about 2 a.m., San Diego police Officer David Stafford said.

Witnesses told police several people were standing outside the restaurant when the suspect tried to start a fight, Stafford said. Then, a friend of the intended target, who stepped between the men and tried to stop the fight, was stabbed, he said.

The victim, whose name was withheld, was taken to a hospital, Stafford

said.

The suspect was described as a white man, wearing a white shirt, blue

jeans and big brimmed hat. He was last seen running north on Mission Boulevard, Stafford said.