Man stabbed for having no cigs, cash

(WTNH/ File)
(WTNH/ File)

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH)– Bridgeport police are looking for the man who stabbed another man for not providing him with cigarettes or money Tuesday night.

Police say the 35-year-old man was in the area of Harral Avenue and James Street when a man walked up to him and asked him for a cigarette. The victim told police he said he had no cigarettes so the suspect then asked him for money.

When the victim replied he had no money, the suspect pulled out a knife and stabbed him in the upper chest and leg.

He was treated at Saint Vincent’s Hospital and his injuries are non-life threatening.

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