NOPD: 2 men stabbed by mob of people wearing masks

NOPD: 2 men stabbed by mob of people wearing masks

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Two men sleeping in an abandoned school were awakened by 15-20 people wearing masks and stabbed.

The attacked happened Tuesday at 12:23 a.m. at the intersection of Franklin Avenue and N. Robertson Street, according to preliminary police reports.

The victims, who are ages 22 and 31, were taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries

No other description of the attackers has been released.

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