Man stabbed several times during fight near Ben Franklin Parkway, police say

Authorities are investigating after they say a 26-year-old man was stabbed several times during a fight Sunday afternoon in Philadelphia.

According to investigators, the incident happened near the intersection of 22nd Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway just before 5:30 p.m.

The victim, whose identity has not been released, was taken to Jefferson Hospital. He was listed in critical condition.

Authorities say they are seeking two men in connection with the incident. The first is described as 6'2" with a possible heavy build. He had a full beard and was seen wearing a green shirt with white lettering and light blue capri jeans.

The second man police are said to be looking for is described as 5'8" and 180 pounds. He had a shaped beard and a slim, muscular build. He was wearing a a white tank top, black shorts and sneakers. 

Anyone with information regarding the incident or the two men are asked to contact the Central Detective Division at 215-686-3093.

No word on what caused the fight. Police have not reported any arrests. 


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