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UPDATE 2: Police investigate stabbing in Laura Street alley

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Photo by Anchor Callie Starnes Photo by Anchor Callie Starnes
Photo by Anchor Callie Starnes Photo by Anchor Callie Starnes

CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) -- Chattanooga Police are investigating a stabbing in an alley off Laura Street Friday.

Police Spokesman Nathan Hartwig says it happened in the 2100 Block around 7:50 p.m.

The victim, 59-year-old Curtis Bates, told police he was walking down an alley between Laura and Cooley streets when the suspect attacked from behind, cutting him several times.

Bates was taken to a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

Hartwig says police are working on suspect leads.

Stay with WRCBtv.com for updates to this developing story.

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