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October 25, 2012

Lawrence police searching for two men suspected of stabbing man on Hampshire Street

LAWRENCE — Police are searching for two suspects believed to have stabbed a man in front of 8 Hampshire St., near the intersection with Methuen Street.

According to police scanner reports, the man was stabbed at around 10:45 a.m., then staggered a short distance and collapsed on Hampshire Street.

Two suspects are being sought: One was described as wearing a green hoodie, the other was wearing "medical clothing" of some kind. They fled in a car that had New Hampshire license plates.

The car took off in an unknown direction.

It appears it may be a robbery and the victim, who is being treated at Lawrence General Hospital, is not seriously injured, according to police Chief John Romero.

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