A 57-year-old man was slashed in the face in the Mid-Market district Monday after confronting a vandal who was defacing a mural, police said.
The vandal, described as a woman in her late 30s, was using a knife to deface the mural in the 1100 block of Market Street, police said. The woman fled after slashing the victim, police said.
Police were called to the scene just after 5 p.m.
The man was treated for non-life-threatening injuries at St. Francis Hospital, police said.
There has been no arrest.