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Man stabbed while sleeping in French Quarter

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

Police are investigating a stabbing early Saturday morning in the French Quarter.

According to NOPD, a 51-year-old man was sleeping in the 100 block of Iberville when an unknown black male started going through his pockets. The victim woke up and attempted to fight off the perpetrators, but the unknown man stabbed him several times. The victim was taken to the hospital.

This incident occurred around 2:24 a.m.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 504-822-1111.

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