Police make arrest after man stabbed in the head in Elmwood

File photo. Credit: Rikard Larma/Metro.
File photo.
Credit: Rikard Larma/Metro.

Police early Sunday morning arrested one person after a man was stabbed in the Elmwood section of Southwest Philadelphia.

Investigators said the victim, 33, was shortly before 1 a.m. accosted on the 6600 block of Woodland Avenue and stabbed once each in the head and chest.

He was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was in critical condition Sunday.

Authorities said one arrest was made, but the identity of the suspect in custody was not yet available for release Sunday morning.



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