Off-duty cop stabbed in Northeast Philly

Posted: May 01, 2013

AN OFF-DUTY Philadelphia police officer was in stable condition after being stabbed during an attempted robbery last night in Northeast Philadelphia, authorities said.

The stabbing happened on Grant Avenue near the Torresdale train station shortly after 10 p.m.

Police described the robbers as two white men, one wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt. It was unclear if anything was taken.

The officer was transported to Aria Health's Torresdale campus for treatment. His name was not released.


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