Overnight Stabbing at Occupy SF

Victim is recovering after being stabbed at an occupy camp

Mat Luschek

More overnight violence at an Occupy San Francisco encampment leaves one man recovering from a stab wound.

It happened near the Federal Reserve Bank on Market Street in the Financial District just after 11:30 Monday night. Police found a man suffering from a stab wound to his neck. Investigators say he was arguing with the suspect over an undisclosed issue before the attack. The 27-year old victim was taken to San Francisco General Hospital, and is being treated for non-life threatening injuries. The suspect fled the scene before police arrived. 

This latest round of violence comes a day after another stabbing at the same location on Sunday night.  A 28-year old man is still in critical condition after being attacked. Police are also searching for the suspect.

Protesters have been demonstrating near the Federal Reserve Building for about a month. But police have been in a constant battle since last Fall over protesters who are trying to re-occupy the area after it is cleared away. The Occupy movement across the country has been in action for the past 6 months since the first protests were held at Wall Street.

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