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Man stabbed, attack on North Halsted videotaped


Updated: July 5, 2011 12:28AM

A 25-year-old man was stabbed late Saturday in Lake View after apparently being attacked by eight to 10 people, police said.

A videotape of the fight posted on YouTube shows about a dozen people fighting below a tree and appearing to punch and kick the man on the ground before the melee moves to another area in the 3300 block of North Halsted.

The man was taken to a local hospital in good condition, police said. The attack prompted dozens of posts on the Facebook page “Taking Back Boystown,” a page that discusses crimes and possible solutions in the Boys Town area of Lake View.

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