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Published August 27 2012

2 stabbings at Minnesota State Fair

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Police are investigating two stabbings at the Minnesota State Fair.

The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports (http://bit.ly/NQjDHP ) two men had stab wounds to their abdomens after a fight at the fair Sunday night.

The men were treated at a local hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

State Fair Police Chief Art Blakey Jr. says no arrests have been made and the stabbing is not considered random.

He says more than 100 officer are working at the fair at any one time and it's a safe place to bring families.

Blakey says the last stabbing at the fair occurred near the Midway in 2007.


Information from: St. Paul Pioneer Press, http://www.twincities.com