Man robbed, stabbed outside east Nashville apartment

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A man is recovering after he was robbed and stabbed outside his East Nashville apartment.

It happened around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Metro police told News 2 the victim was walking back to his apartment on North 8th Street when two juvenile males walked up to him and demanded money.

One of them reportedly stabbed the man in his leg before they both left with an undisclosed amount of money.

Officers said the victim tried to care for his wound, but called 911 about an hour later.

He was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center for treatment. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

If you have information that can help lead Police to the suspects, please call Crime Stoppers at 615-74-CRIME.