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October 27, 2012

Man suffers knife wound

NEW CASTLE — A Franklin Avenue man suffered a cut on his chest when a woman knifed him and stole his wallet.

The man, who lives in the 800 block, told police the woman, whom he had just met, was visiting and sitting next to him on his living room couch around 5 a.m. yesterday.

He said the woman had been arguing with another woman sitting on the other side of him, and she reached across and knifed him in the chest with a six-inch blade.

He said she then took his wallet that contained $650 and his bank card and left in her sport utility vehicle.

Police said they have suspect.

According to investigators, the man suffered a small cut on his chest that had stopped bleeding by the time they arrived.

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