Robbers Stab Man in West Philadelphia, Steal Cellphone: Police

A man suffered a stab wound during an apparent robbery in West Philadelphia early Thursday, police said.

Authorities said the victim was on Ruby Street just north of Market about 4:30 a.m. when he was accosted by four men who attacked him, stabbing him in the lower back, and then stole his cellphone.

The victim was taken to a local hospital. His condition was not immediately known.

Detectives were investigating.

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