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UPDATE 8:50 a.m.: Police have arrested the stabbing victim's boyfriend in connection with the stabbing, which has left the 31-year-old woman in extremely critical condition at Temple University Hospital, NBC10 reported.

Metro's original story is below.

A 31-year-old woman was stabbed several times in North Philadelphia early Friday.


Philadelphia police have arrested one man in connection with the stabbing, which happened about 4:30 a.m. inside a home near Broad and Butler streets, 6ABC Action News reported.

The victim sustained six stab wounds to her neck and chest before escaping from the home.

The report did not identify the man charged in the attack, nor did it clarify the relationship between him and the victim.

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