Police: Victim stabs teen suspect in attempted robbery

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

A 15-year-old suspect was stabbed in the chest by the victim in what police say was an attempted robbery.

The incident occurred shortly before 6:00 p.m. on 29th and Dauphin streets in North Philadelphia.

Police say three men tried to attack and rob a 49-year-old man on the street.

According to police, in self-defense, the victim stabbed one of the males, a 15-year-old.

The teen was transported to Hahnemann Hospital in stable condition.

No other arrests have been made.

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