Falcons’ fan stabbed in neck after playoff game
by Associated Press Wire
January 21, 2013 11:20 AM | 453 views | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend | print
ATLANTA (AP) — A football fan was stabbed in the neck following San Francisco 49ers-Atlanta Falcons NFL playoff game.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the incident occurred in a parking lot outside the Georgia Dome. The newspaper reported the Falcons’ fans began arguing with a small group of 49ers fans. The argument escalated and one fan punched another fan and then someone pulled a knife and slashed a 35-year-old man. He was not identified. Atlanta television station WSB reported he was in stable condition at an Atlanta hospital.

A suspect has not been located.

Georgia World Congress Center police are handling the investigation. Police say they hope to speak to a woman spotted in the area, though it’s unclear whether they view her as a suspect or witness.

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