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A CHP officer has been stabbed near 3rd and Harrison streets in San Francisco and has been transported to the hospital. Photo courtesy Emily Seip. (Photo submitted to KGO-TV by @emilymseip/Twitter)

A California Highway Patrol officer was stabbed by a man with a knife near a homeless encampment in San Francisco Tuesday morning, authorities said.

The CHP officer was transported to a nearby hospital in serious condition after being stabbed at 3rd and Harrison streets near an on-ramp to the Oakland-San Francisco Bay Bridge around 10:30 a.m.

What sparked the stabbing was not immediately known. Police say a suspect was arrested. His name and age were not released.

Authorities were advising people to avoid the area during the investigation.
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