A man crossing a Castro-area street was the victim of an unexpected attack Saturday, when another man stabbed him with a fork.

Police say that the 53-year-old victim was crossing the street at the 400 block of Sanchez, which is between 17th and 18th Streets, at 8:58 a.m. Saturday when the assault occurred.

According to the San Francisco Police Department, the 43-year-old suspect "walked towards [the victim] and stabbed [him] with a fork."

Police arrived and arrested they suspect, they say. The injured man was transported to San Francisco General Hospital for his injuries, and was in stable condition as of publication time.

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