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Rider Critical in SEPTA Bus Stabbing

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    A man is critically hurt after an argument on a SEPTA bus turns violent Friday afternoon. NBC10's George Spencer obtained surveillance video of the attack, you'll only see on NBC10. (Published Friday, Jan. 29, 2016)

    A SEPTA rider is hospitalized in critical condition after a stabbing on a bus Friday afternoon in the city's Frankford neighborhood, police said.

    The stabbing stemmed from a fare dispute, police said. The suspect boarded the Route 56 bus around 2 p.m. at Torresdale Avenue and Paul Street, but could not pay the fare.

    When he refused to leave, the victim started arguing with him about holding up the bus from continuing on.

    The argument came to a head with the stabbing, police said.

    Dispute Leads to Stabbing on SEPTA Bus

    [PHI] Dispute Leads to Stabbing on SEPTA Bus
    An argument broke out on a SEPTA bus in the Frankford section of Philadelphia Friday leaving one man stabbed. The suspect then fled the bus at Torresdale Avenue and Paul Street.
    (Published Friday, Jan. 29, 2016)

    The victim, who is in his 40s, was rushed to Temple University Hospital. He's listed in critical condition, police said.

    The suspect got off the bus and took off. Police are searching for him. A description was not immediately available.