Man, 29, critical after stabbing, attempted robbery in Kensington

Police are investigating following an overnight stabbing and attempted robbery in Kensington.

A 29-year-old man was walking down the 700 block of Clearfield Street when several men allegedly jumped out of a car and stabbed the victim several times in the head, ribs and back.

The victim was rushed to Temple University Hospital, where he is in critical condition but expected to survive.

No arrests have been made at this time. This is an ongoing investigation.

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