HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Officials say a man was stabbed repeatedly near a Hartford restaurant.

The Hartford Courant reports that police responded early Saturday to a report of a man at the hospital who had suffered numerous stab wounds.

Police say witnesses said the stabbing happened outside 451 Restaurant & Lounge. Police say the victim was seen running away while being pursued by two men.

Police said the man was in stable condition and that the major crimes unit is investigating.

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Information from: Hartford Courant, http://www.courant.com