Local man recovering from multiple stab wounds

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -  A Columbus man is recovering after police say he was stabbed several times during an attempted robbery.

Twenty-nine-year-old Martin Lopez was taken to the Columbus Regional Medical Center after he was attacked on 13th Avenue Tuesday morning, according to reports. An exact location on 13th Avenue was unknown to responding officers.

Police say Lopez was stabbed multiple times in the chest, abdomen, back and face with a small knife in the street.

The case is being investigated as an aggravated assault and criminal attempted armed robbery.

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