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Taxi Driver Reportedly Stabbed in Worcester

A taxi driver was reportedly stabbed in the neck on Monday afternoon in Worcester, Massachusetts.

Police said they arrived in the area of Edward Street at approximately 3:10 p.m. and found the victim, a 54-year-old driver, bleeding from his neck.

Officers spoke with witnesses, who allegedly said an unknown male had been struggling with the driver and that a knife was involved. The suspect was a passenger in the car. He suddenly exited the cab and tried to remove the victim from the front seat.

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Officers confirmed the victim had been stabbed in the neck during the altercation.

The suspect was described as a thin, 5'10" male with a dark complexion, wearing a black jacket and a gray hooded sweatshirt. He fled on foot toward Eastern Avenue area.

The was taken to an area hospital for treatment. His injuries are not considered to be life-threatening.

The investigation is ongoing. If anyone has information about the incident, they are urged to call 508-799-8651.

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