An unidentified man was stabbed to death Thursday night in the Frankford section of the city, Philadelphia police said.

The man was attacked on the 1500 block of Foulkrod Street shortly before 8:30 p.m., according to preliminary police information. He was stabbed several times in the chest and taken to Temple University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 8:41 p.m.

Police described him as a black man in his early- to mid-20s, but they had not yet been able to identify him.

No weapon was immediately recovered at the scene, nor any arrest immediately made.

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