Providence police investigate stabbing near Brown

Providence police are investigating a stabbing near Brown University.

Officers responded to the scene on Brown Street around 10 o'clock Sunday night.

The victim, Christopher George, 25, of Providence, told police he was approached by a suspect wearing a skull mask.

George was slashed in the face with a knife and the suspect allegedly took the George's cellphone.

George suffered serious facial injuries to the nose, mouth and back of the head and was transported to Rhode Island hospital with non-life threatening injuries

Police stressed the victim was not a Brown University student, but is a part-time worker at the school.

Brown University Police also responded to the incident.

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