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NJ man held after stabbing outside Del. restaurant

Monday - 2/4/2013, 6:30am  ET

HOCKESSIN, Del. - A New Jersey man has been arrested after police say he stabbed another man outside a Delaware restaurant.

Delaware state police say the stabbing happened early Sunday morning outside the Mariachi House on Lancaster Pike in Hockessin.

Authorities say a 20-year-old man who was involved in a dispute inside the restaurant was confronted by 24-year-old Giovany A. Reyes, of Bridgeton, after he walked outside.

Police say Reyes took out a knife and stabbed the man multiple times in the abdomen.

Reyes, who was being held on cash bond, faces charges including assault. It wasn't immediately clear if he had a lawyer.

Police say the stabbing victim is from Vineland, N.J. He underwent surgery for non-life-threatening wounds. The relationship between the two men wasn't immediately clear.


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