Deputies: Man stabbed at Augusta apartment complex

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AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - Richmond County deputies are looking for a man who stabbed another man at an Augusta apartment complex.

Deputies responded to Ramblewood Apartments at 123 Blake Dr. just before 11 a.m. Wednesday.

The victim told deputies he returned to his apartment and heard a noise coming from the rear of the apartment. When he went to investigate, a man came running toward him with a knife and stabbed him in the lower abdomen.

Deputies said that this incident was not a residential burglary. They also said the victim and the man who stabbed him knew each other.

The man was about 5'10" and weighed about 170 pounds, deputies said. He had a tattoo of a barcode on his neck and was wearing all black clothing.

The victim was transported to Georgia Regents Medical Center for treatment. Deputies said his injures appear to be non-life-threatening.

The sheriff's office is investigating the incident.

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