Providence police investigating stabbing on Hammond Street

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Police in Providence responded to a report of a stabbing on Hammond Street.

It happened in the early hours just before 3:00 a.m. on Sunday.

The 28-year-old male victim told police he was leaving his house for a cigarette when a person in a black hoodie ran up and stabbed him in the chest before fleeing.

The victim was transported to Rhode Island Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

No word yet on if police have a suspect.