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Myrtle Beach police respond to stabbing, assault

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One person was stabbed during an assault in Myrtle Beach, police officials said.

Around 7:50 p.m., police responded to a reported assault on Cedar Street near 3rd Ave North, Cpl. Thomas Vest said. One person was stabbed during the incident and Vest said.

The victim had non life-threatening injuries and was not taken to the hospital, Vest said.

Police are on scene and the investigation is ongoing, Vest said.

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Alex Lang is the True Crime reporter for The Sun News covering the legal system and how crime impacts local residents. He says letting residents know if they are safe is a vital role of a newspaper. Alex has covered crime in Detroit, Iowa, New York City, West Virginia and now Horry County.
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