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Manchester man stabbed seven times in $5 robbery

New Hampshire Union Leader

February 25. 2012 10:44AM

MANCHESTER - A local man was stabbed seven times early Saturday for the $5 in his pocket, police Detective Robert Keating said.

David Richardson was walking to his car from his girlfriend's house on Auburn Street about 1 a.m. Saturday when he was approached by two white men wearing bandanas who demanded his wallet, Keating said.

'He said 'no,' and subsequently a fight took place,' Keating said. 'One of the subjects took out a knife and stabbed the victim seven times.'

Keating said the attackers ended up stealing $5 from Richardson and ran away, heading north. They were not found during a police search.

Richardson was taken to Elliot Hospital, where he was in stable condition Saturday morning, Keating said.

Anyone with information can call police at 668-8711 or the Manchester Crimeline at 624-4040.

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