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Man stabs uncle with scissors in Northeast Philadelphia: Police

The assault happened following a dispute shortly before 4 a.m. in a home on the 7100 block of Lawndale Avenue in Northeast Philadelphia.

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.

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Philadelphia police took the nephew into custody at the home.

 
 
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