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Man attacked with sword in Detroit during robbery attempt

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DETROIT (WJBK) -- Police say a woman attacked a man with a sword in Detroit during a robbery attempt.

The Detroit News says the man was walking in the area of Joy Road and Stout about 6:40 p.m. Thursday when a man and woman approached him.

Police say the woman used the sword to slice a 5-inch gash into the side of the man's head. Nothing was taken. The wounded man called 911 and was taken to a hospital. Deputy Chief Rodney Johnson says the man was listed in stable condition.

No arrests were immediately made. Police are seeking tips from the public in the search for the suspects.

Anyone with information is asked to call (313) 596-2300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.

-- The Associated Press contributed to this report

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