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Police: Thugs who attacked, stabbed off-duty cop still at large

Police are still on the hunt for a group of men who attacked and stabbed an off-duty police officer as he was jogging in Oxford Circle Saturday night.

Police: Thugs who attacked, stabbed off-duty cop still at large

Police are still on the hunt for a group of men who attacked and stabbed an off-duty police officer as he was jogging in Oxford Circle Saturday night.

The off-duty cop was on Horrocks Street near Levick around 9 p.m. when police say four to five men approached him and attempted to rob him. They then stabbed him once in the stomach and once in the arm, according to investigators.

The officer was released from Jeanes Hospital early Monday morning, police said.

Police on Monday said they haven't made any arrests in the attack. Anyone with information is asked to call the police tip line at 215-686-TIPS (8477), Northeast Detectives at 215-686-3153 or text a tip to PPD TIP (773847).

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