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Paterson Man Tells Elmwood Park Police Ex-Friend Stabbed Him Over Money

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ELMWOOD PARK, N.J. -- What a Paterson man said was an argument over money left him with a puncture wound on his temple and a slash on his thumb, said Elmwood Park police, who were seeking the public's help finding his assailant.

The 23-year-old victim told officers responding to a call at the Parkway Lanes bowling alley Sunday night that he was attacked by a former friend whom he identified only as Waleed and four other Arabic males, Police Chief Michael Foligno said Monday morning.

Waleed attacked him with a black folding knife and fled east with the others in an older model Toyota Corolla, he said.

The victim was treated at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center.

Foligno said the alleged assailant should be considered armed an dangerous. He asked that anyone about him or the incident call Elmwood Park police: (201) 796-0700, ext. 110 .

All calls will remain confidential, the chief said.

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