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Trans woman stabs man in Balboa Park, police report

Transgender female allegedly stabs male in Balboa Park according to police.
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Police are on the lookout for a transgender female who stabbed a man in Balboa Park on Thursday, March 16 just before 7 pm. 

It happened underneath the Cabrillo Bridge on the 900 block of El Prado in the historic park.

Police tell San Diego Gay and Lesbian News, the 42-year-old male victim had a verbal argument with the assailant who he said was “transitioning to female."

According to a report taken by Officer Robert Heims, the argument turned violent when the woman pulled out a knife and cut the victim above the left ear and sliced his left ring finger.

That finger was also broken.

The victim described his attacker as a Hispanic female, 5’5, with black hair had on an orange t-shirt layered on top of a yellow shirt and wearing green pants.

The injuries were not life-threatening and the victim was transported to a local hospital.

San Diego Police Central Division Detectives are currently investigating the attack and ask that if you have any information about the case you should contact them or Crimestoppers at 888-580-8477.