Man stabbed during attempted robbery in Mayfair

A 31-year-old man told officers he was on his way home when he was stabbed during an attempted robbery on Levick Street.

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A 31-year-old man was walking home after parking his car Thursday night in Lower Mayfair when he was stabbed during an attempted robbery, police said. 

The incident occurred at around 11 p.m. on the 2600 block of Levick Street, authorities said. The victim told officers he was stopped by a man who pulled out a small knife and demanded his belongings.

A struggle ensued, as the victim tried to knock the man’s knife away, police said. The 31-year-old ended up getting stabbed in the left side of his chest, authorities said. He was taken to Jefferson Torresdale Hospital in stable condition.  

Nothing was taken, according to police.

The suspect was last seen heading west on Levick. Authorities described him as a 6-foot black man in his 30s with a short afro and dark complexion. He was wearing all-black clothing at the time of the stabbing, police said.

Northeast Detectives is investigating the incident. ••