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1 stabbed, 1 arrested near Planet Hollywood casino

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Las Vegas Metro police said a man was wounded in stabbing in the area of the Planet Hollywood hotel-casino on August 15, 2014. (FOX5 FILE) Las Vegas Metro police said a man was wounded in stabbing in the area of the Planet Hollywood hotel-casino on August 15, 2014. (FOX5 FILE)
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A man was wounded after a stabbing at a Las Vegas Strip property, marking the second such incident to take place in the tourist center Friday morning.

According to Las Vegas Metro police, a call of the incident came in at 7:26 a.m. in the area of the Planet Hollywood hotel-casino.

Police said casino security held a man in custody following the incident and while officers responded to the call. A watch commander said the suspect threatened security officers with a knife before his arrest.

According to the watch commander, the victim ran to security inside the casino to report the stabbing. Police believe it happened near the front of the property.

The victim in the incident sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to Sunrise Hospital for treatment, police said.

The incident marked the second stabbing Metro investigated early Friday morning on the Las Vegas Strip. According to police, two people were injured when they were stabbed near the Monte Carlo hotel-casino at 3:45 a.m.

A police spokesman did not confirm whether the two stabbing incidents were related.

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