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Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Cab Driver, Beaten and Stabbed, Clinging to Life

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A cabbie who was beaten and knifed in the Castro during a robbery has survived the night, the San Francisco Medical Examiner's office moments ago told SF Weekly.

The cabbie, a man of about 50, was attacked early last evening at the 200 block of States Street -- not exactly a high-crime area. The victim was first beaten, then stabbed several times, and, finally, robbed, police spokesman Officer Boaz Marilies told the media.

The suspect is described as a black man wearing a black-and-grey hooded sweatshirt. It is unknown if the assailant had been a passenger in the cab or had simply been walking the streets.

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Joe Eskenazi was born in San Francisco, raised in the Bay Area, and attended U.C. Berkeley. He never left. "Your humble narrator" was a staff writer and columnist for SF Weekly from 2007 to 2015. He resides in the Excelsior with his wife, 4.3 miles from his birthplace and 5,474 from hers.

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