Man stabbed, beaten during dispute with companions

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SAN DIEGO — Three men jumped and stabbed a companion after a dispute broke out while the group was walking near the Euclid Avenue trolley station in Valencia Park, authorities said Wednesday.

The victim and three other men began fighting in the vicinity of Euclid and Groveland avenues around 3:20 p.m. Tuesday, according to San Diego police Sgt. Michael Tansey. The victim was hit, kicked and stabbed once in his right forearm.

The injured man went home and called for help. Tansey said he was treated for a 3-inch laceration to his arm.

The knife-wielding suspect was described as an Asian man in his early 20s, about 5 feet 7 inches tall and wearing a white T-shirt and cargo shorts.

Police described the other two suspects as black men in their early 20s. One was about 6 feet 2 inches tall, had dreadlocks and was wearing dark clothing. The other was roughly 5 feet 5 inches and was wearing green jogging pants.

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