SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) – A woman was stabbed in a church in San Francisco’s Mission District on Wednesday night, according to police.
The stabbing happened at 9:20 p.m. inside of a church on the 700 block of South Van Ness Avenue, police said.
A transient entered the church and asked the victim for the church’s bathroom key, according to police.
The victim told the suspect, a woman, that she didn’t have the key. That’s when the victim felt what she described as a pole on her buttocks.
Five minutes later, after the suspect had already left the building, the victim realized she had been stabbed, police said.
She went to a nearby hospital for treatment. The injury is not considered life-threatening, police said.
Police have not yet arrested the suspect.
Anyone with information about the incident can call the San Francisco Police Department’s anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444.