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Contractor Working in Building Robbed, Stabbed in Elizabeth

By rlsmetro on

Authorities in Union County are searching for several males who entered a building in Elizabeth and robbed then stabbed a contractor Saturday evening. 

According to preliminary reports, just before 5:40 p.m., officers were dispatched to 239 Union Street to investigate reports of an assault in progress. 

Several units arrived at the scene and found a man bleeding after suffering stab wounds at that location. 

Police further learned that the victim was conducting repair work in the building when three Hispanic males entered armed with a knife and conducted a robbery before slashing the worker. 

The victim was treated for non-life threatening injuries and is expected to recover, according to reports. 

The incident remains under investigation.