Teen stabbed in fight

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DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – A 16-year-old was stabbed in the arm after an altercation outside of an IHOP restaurant Saturday night, according to police.

The teen was treated for non life-threatening injuries at HSHS St. John’s Hospital.

Police say the teen got into an altercation in the parking lot with an individual who grabbed a knife from his vehicle, stabbed the teen and fled the scene.

No arrest have been made and information about the suspect is not yet available.

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