Man stabbed in chest during attempted robbery

Man stabbed in chest during attempted robbery

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - Richmond County deputies are investigating a stabbing that happened Friday morning on Champion Pines Lane.

A 39-year-old man was stabbed in the upper chest around 9:30 a.m. during a robbery attempt at Champion Pines Apartments, according to Sgt. Monica Belser with the Richmond County Sheriff's Office.

The man who stabbed him was wearing a black hoodie and blue jeans, had a short haircut and was about 5-foot-8 and 300 pounds, Belser said.

The victim was transported to Doctors Hospital, where he received treatment for his non-life-threatening injuries and was released.

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