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Police: Woman Stabbed Fighting Off Robber In W-B

September 24, 2018

WILKES-BARRE — A woman was stabbed as she fought off an attempted robbery early Saturday morning in Wilkes-Barre, according to police.

The woman, 24, told officers she was approached by two men as she walked along Wilkes-Barre Boulevard at about 2 a.m. Saturday, city police said in a post to the department’s Facebook page.

She said the men attempted to rob her of her wallet, she fought back, and she received a stab wound to her abdomen during the struggle.

No information on the woman’s medical condition was available Sunday.

— ERIC MARK

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