SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A man who allegedly attacked an ice-cream vendor with a pair of scissors while trying to rob him on a City Heights street Wednesday afternoon was arrested a short time later on suspicion of attempted murder, authorities reported.
The bandit approached the victim in the 4000 block of 44th Street shortly before 3 p.m., brandished the cutting tool and demanded cash, according to San Diego police.
When the vendor refused to comply, a fight broke out, during which the thief stabbed the him in the face and one of his arms before running off, SDPD Officer David Stafford said. Medics took the victim to a hospital for treatment of wounds of undisclosed severity.
Patrol officers searched the area and found the alleged assailant hiding in a market in the 4600 block of University Avenue and arrested him. The suspect's name was not immediately available.
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