Man Stabbed During Robbery

August 29, 2018

WILKES-BARRE — A man sustained a minor stab wound during a robbery that took place early Tuesday, according to city police. The 45-year-old victim reported he had been approached by two unknown men on Carey Avenue shortly before 4 a.m. and one of the robbers stabbed him in the back. The robbers fled with the man’s Android Galaxy cellphone, leaving him with a minor puncture wound, police said. Investigators did not release a description of the robbers, and no arrests had been made. The investigation was continuing. — JAMES HALPIN

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