Suspect arrested after man stabbed in SE Pa. hospital emergency room; victim to be discharged

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UPLAND, Pennsylvania — Authorities in southeastern Pennsylvania say a man is facing assault and weapons charges following a late-night stabbing inside a hospital emergency room.

Police in Delaware County tell KYW ( ) that an argument broke out between two men Tuesday night after both accompanied a patient to the hospital.

Authorities said one of the men allegedly pulled out a kitchen knife and stabbed the other.

Police said the injured man was treated for a wound that wasn't life-threatening, and he was expected to be discharged Thursday.

The suspect was taken into custody. No hospital employees were threatened or hurt.

Information from: KYW-AM,

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