Teen stabbed during Bernal Heights robbery attempt

January 25, 2012 1:45:56 PM PST
A teen was stabbed during a robbery attempt in San Francisco's Bernal Heights neighborhood on Tuesday morning, police said.

The 18-year-old victim was walking near Cortland Avenue and Elsie Street around 6 a.m. Tuesday when a man approached him and demanded his money, according to police.

When the victim refused, the suspect stabbed him with a knife and then fled on foot, police said.

The victim is expected to survive his injuries.

The suspect, described as a man about 20 years old, has not been found. Anyone with information about the stabbing is encouraged to call the Police Department's anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444 or send a tip by text message to TIP411.