Man stabbed in the chest during robbery - WECT, weather & sports Wilmington, NC

Man stabbed in the chest during robbery

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – A man was stabbed in the chest overnight Sunday after defending himself from someone who was trying to steal his money.

According to police, a 25-year-old man was walking near the 1400 block of Dawson Street around 12:15 Sunday morning when someone came up behind him, demanding money.

The victim fought back and was able to get away and realized he had been stabbed in the chest after he was having trouble breathing.

Police say friends took the victim to the hospital, but were not able to provide much information about what happened.

According to a spokesperson for the police department, the robber got away with some money.

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