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Argument Between Women in San Francisco Ends in Machete Attack

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    A woman armed with a machete stabbed another woman during an argument Monday afternoon in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood, sending the victim to the hospital, police said.

    Around 4:25 p.m., officers responded to a report of a stabbing in the 400 block of Turk Street.

    There, officers learned that the 55-year-old victim was sitting on the sidewalk when the suspect, a 56-year-old woman, approached her. When the two women began arguing, the suspect pulled out a machete and cut the victim, according to police.

    The suspect then fled east on Turk Street.

    The victim was taken to a hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening, police said.

    Officers were able to eventually able to catch up with the suspect and arrested her. Police did not release her name.

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