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Woman stabbed downtown SF restaurant owner with fork

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A woman stabbed a Downtown San Francisco restaurant owner with a fork Tuesday morning, police said.

Officers responded to a report of a stabbing at approximately 11:14 a.m. on the 1900 block of Market Street, and met with the 50-year-old female victim.

The owner was told by an employee that a woman sitting at an outside table was causing a disturbance. When the owner approached the female suspect and asked her to leave, the suspect refused and stabbed her in the hand with a fork before fleeing the scene.

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The restaurant owner, who has not been named, told The Standard she is fine.

Police said the owner sustained a non-life-threatening injury from the incident, and no arrests have been made.

The suspect remains at large.

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