Man stabbed near Brown Sunday night

By The Associated Press

Police are investigating a stabbing near Brown University Sunday night

The victim, 25-year-old Christopher George, of Providence, told police he was approached by a suspect wearing a skull mask at about the 10 p.m. The assailant slashed the victim across the face with a knife and stole his cellphone.

Police say the victim was not a student, but a part-time employee of the university.

The victim was transported to Rhode Island hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

(C) The Associated Press 2015