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Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story contained incorrect information that the girl was stabbed, but San Diego police have since updated the attack to a slashing. Police also confirmed the person they were searching for is a female, not a male. The story has been corrected.

SAN DIEGO — San Diego police Friday were looking for the person who slashed a girl near Mira Mesa Recreation Center, authorities said.

Around 5:15 p.m., SkyFOX was over the location in the 8500 block of New Salem Street, where multiple police cars could be seen investigating the attack.

Police told FOX 5 a male slashed a man’s daughter in the head, causing a one-inch laceration. The father then drove his daughter, who was conscious and breathing, to Rady Children’s Hospital.

Police did not release the victim’s age. Police said they were searching for a female between 16 and 17 years of age.

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