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WILKES-BARRE — A man stabbed in the face does not want to pursue criminal charges against his attacker, city police said.


Police said the victim was found in a rear yard of a residence on Hutson Street at about 2:47 p.m. Sunday. He was transported to Wilkes-Barre General Hospital for a stab wound to his cheek.


While at the hospital, the victim informed officers “he did not wish to press charges.”


Police said they have identified a suspect in the assault.


A bloody kitchen knife with human flesh on it was found inside the kitchen that had blood spatter on the floors and counter, police said.


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