PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — An alleged would-be robber has been hospitalized after a stabbing in a South Philadelphia playground. Police said the incident happened at a park at South 25th Street and Snyder Avenue.
According to police, a witness told investigators that the 18-year-old man was trying to rob people in the playground when an unknown individual proceeded to stab the man 10 times in the back.READ MORE: United States FDA Authorizes Pfizer's COVID-19 Vaccine For Use In Children Ages 12-15
Police said the man was taken to an area hospital and placed in stable condition.READ MORE: Community Recalls Memories At Historic St. Leo's Church In Tacony As Fire Crews Work To Determine What Caused Blaze
At this point, police said there are no arrests.MORE NEWS: Expect Gas Prices To Tick Up Even More In Philadelphia Area After Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Attack, AAA Says
The investigation is ongoing.