Boyfriend stabbed nine times after asking man to stop catcalling his girlfriend

November 21, 2014 admin No comments

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Miyoko Moody was being catcalled as the pair walked home from a party (Picture: GoFundMe)

A boyfriend was stabbed nine times in the street after he asked a man to stop catcalling his girlfriend.

Ben Schwartz, 31, was walking home from a party with girlfriend Miyoko Moody when a man started harassing the pair, making two passes at Ms Moody.

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But when Mr Schwartz asked the man to stop, he began following the couple before launching himself at the 31-year-old, stabbing him in the face, neck, arms and back.

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Mr Schwartz would ‘stick up for anyone’, said a friend (Picture: GoFundMe)

‘[Schwartz] said: “Can you please stop?”‘ said friend Daniela Saavedra, to the San Francisco Chronicle.

‘The man sort of trailed behind them, that’s when he attacked.’

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The assailant punctured Schwartz’s lung and narrowly missed his spinal cord in the frenzied attack, before dashing back to a silver car and taking off.

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The attacker narrowly missed Mr Schwartz’ spinal cord (Picture: GoFundMe)

Police are still searching for the suspect.

Ms Saveedra said that her friend always does the right thing.

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‘He definitely sticks up for women, for anyone really,’ she said.

People wished to donate to Mr Schwartz’s recovery in hospital can go to his GoFundMe page.

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