Man stabbed during fight in Jonesboro

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT)-  A man is recovering after being stabbed in the hip Wednesday night.

Police say Alexander Stokes was stabbed on Melrose St. when he tried to break up a fight between approximately six people.

Stokes told police at the hospital that he was at his cousin's home when the fight began.

Emergency room staff at St. Bernards Hospital told police that when Stokes first came to the hospital, he was saying that it was his girlfriend who stabbed him. According to the police report, Stokes did not say this to police.

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