Morgantown stabbing leaves 1 hospitalized

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — One person is hospitalized after being stabbed in Morgantown.

The incident happened at around 1:17 a.m. Saturday in front of 314 High Street, according to Morgantown Police.

The victim has severe lacerations to the back and stomach and had to undergo surgery at Ruby Memorial Hospital.

Police said the stabbing was a result of a verbal disagreement that escalated quickly.

Officers are looking for a man who fled on foot wearing a grey “puffy jacket.”

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact the Morgantown Police Department Detective Division at 304-284-7454 or call the MPD tips line at 304-284-7520 to make an anonymous tip.

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