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Man stabs girlfriend; sought by police

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By Chris Sheppard

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Police are searching for a man who stabbed his girlfriend multiple times in her second-story bedroom and fled the scene.

Police say they were called to 92 Pettys Ave around 1:30 a.m. Sunday morning where they found a 33 year-old woman with stabs and slashes to her left arm.

According to police, a witness in the apartment told them that the woman and her boyfriend were arguing. The witness told police they saw the man take out a knife and stab the woman several times. The man then fled the apartment, according to police.

Police say the victim was taken to Rhode Island Hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

The man has not yet been arrested, but police say they are searching for him.

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