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Man stabbed by 2 men in Allentown home

Published On: Mar 05 2013 09:13:06 AM EST   Updated On: Mar 05 2013 05:42:54 PM EST

Home invasion on Liberty St.


Police are looking for two men who apparently entered a home and stabbed a man in Allentown.

It happened Tuesday morning around 1:40 at 1334 Liberty Street.

Police said 19-year-old Elias Gant was sleeping with his girlfriend when he was stabbed by two men who entered the bedroom through an unlocked door.


One man had a knife and attacked Gant, police said. Gant was taken to Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest where he was treated for minor injuries, including a cut to the top of his head.

Police are looking for a black man and a white man, each wearing hooded sweatshirts.