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Stabbing in West End Under Investigation

A fight outside a local bar sent one man to the hospital with lacerations from a box cutter.

According to reports from the Norristown Police Department, officers were dispatched to the Sunset Grill at George and Elm streets in the West End at approximately 9:21 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13, for a report of a fight outside the bar. The call was upgraded to a stabbing while officers were en route.

On the scene, officers encountered the victim, a black male who told police he was arguing with two women outside of the bar when a man the victim is familiar with but whom he could not identify yelled, "Get this faggot out of here!" The unidentified man then allegedly pulled out a box cutter and attacked the victim with it.

Several witnesses on the scene were reportedly interviewed by police, but none could identify the attacker. The victim was transported by ambulance to Einstein Medical Center Montgomery in East Norriton.

The unidentified man was described as a black male, 6' tall and weighing 215 lbs. He was last seen wearing a tan jacket, blue jeans and a black hat. 

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Norristown Police Department at 610-270-0977.

patchsux February 15, 2013 at 07:44 PM
surprising at an upscale place like that
big jon February 15, 2013 at 07:53 PM
Haha upscale....all bars in norristown should be shut down..nothing but drunks,prostitutes and drug deals going on in and around them
car hen February 15, 2013 at 09:35 PM
how would you now what goes on in them if your not there
Jennifer February 15, 2013 at 11:21 PM
I always thought this bar was a quiet one.
gerhard sweetman February 16, 2013 at 02:41 PM
I see nothing, support crime, snitchers are evil
shar lee rodgers February 16, 2013 at 02:58 PM
Okay gerhard sweetman you support crime and sound like a hypocrite. Maybe if u got stabbed and did not live you would want justice in hell but then again i guess you support all the black on black murders o but im sorry you would be "evil" if you didnt..ignorance will get you nowhere.
John Q. Public February 16, 2013 at 03:27 PM
Just keeping it real, 'shar lee.' While I don't support black on black crime, I'm more against black on white crime, which is just as prevalent.
diggity February 16, 2013 at 03:58 PM
Sunset is the new oak an kohn!
patchsux February 17, 2013 at 01:39 PM
isnt everyone in this bar unemployed, on government assistance, and living section 8 and who said that doesnt breed crime
Jennifer February 19, 2013 at 03:47 PM
alcohol breeds crime!

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