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Man stabbed for coughing too much

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SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A man who was coughing too much was stabbed by a woman in a transitional housing apartment complex in the East Village neighborhood today, and police Thursday were looking for the suspect.

According to San Diego police, the woman started arguing with a 48-year- old man over his coughing at about midnight. The woman stabbed the victim in his left arm with a knife and then fled the scene.

Police were called to 32 17th St. at 12:03 a.m., and an ambulance took the man to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, officers said.

The attacker was described as a 54-year-old black woman, 5 feet-8 inches tall, 170 pounds with shoulder-length hair in a ponytail. Police asked anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at (888)580-8477.

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