Jun 16, 2015
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A Richmond woman was stabbed in the chest during an altercation in San Francisco’s Mission District on Friday, according to police and news reports.

Police say the 27-year-old victim, who wasn’t identified, was stabbed with a knife by 40-year-old Amelia Flores shortly after 7 p.m. near Mission and 16th streets, police said.

Flores fled on foot after the stabbing but was later located and arrested. The Richmond woman was transported to San Francisco General Hospital and is expected to survive, police said.


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Mike Aldax is the editor of the Richmond Standard. He has 13 years of journalism experience, most recently as a reporter for the San Francisco Examiner. He previously held roles as reporter and editor at Bay City News, Napa Valley Register, Garden Island Newspaper in Kaua’i, and the Queens Courier in New York City.