Man robbed, stabbed on Dawson St. early Sunday


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Submitted: Mon, 07/22/2013 - 2:06pm
Updated: Mon, 07/22/2013 - 2:10pm
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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A 25-year-old man was robbed and stabbed as he walked down a Wilmington street early Sunday morning.

Wilmington Police say the man was walking in the 1400 block of Dawson Street near Sam’s Superette just after midnight when someone came up behind him and demanded money. The two men fought, and the victim was able to get away. That’s when he realized he was having trouble breathing and had been stabbed in the chest.

Police say the victim called a relative to take him to the hospital. He also realized some money was missing from his pocket.

The victim told police his attacker was a black man about 30 to 40 years old with a dark complextion, 5’5″-5’8″, 150-160 lbs.

WPD says the investigation continues. No word on the victim’s condition.

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