philly crime The assault happened following a dispute around 4 a.m.
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A 30-year-old man accused of stabbing his uncle multiple times with a pair of scissors early Monday in Northeast Philadelphia is in custody.

The assault happened following a dispute shortly before 4 a.m. in a home on the 7100 block of Lawndale Avenue in the city's Burholme section, NBC10 reported.

The 42-year-old victim was rushed to Albert Einstein Medical Center and is expected to survive. His nephew is accused of stabbing him multiple times in the head, neck, face and chest.


Philadelphia police took the nephew into custody at the home.

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