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1 stabbed during hold-up in east Vegas

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A man was hospitalized after he and a woman were confronted by several people during a hold-up in east Las Vegas, police said.

Las Vegas Metro police reported the incident about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday near the Wynn Palms Apartments in the area of Wynn Road and Twain Avenue.

According to police, the couple was walking in the area when they were approached by a man asking for money.

Police said, after the couple refused, five other people ran out from the complex and started attacking the man. The male victim was stabbed, officers said.

Authorities said the man was taken to University Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Police did not say if the female victim was injured in the incident.

There was no word of arrests as a result of the reported attack.

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