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Buffalo Police have suspect in custody for assault involving stabbing, burns

A suspect is in custody of the Buffalo Police Department in connection with a recent assault, the department tweeted Monday morning.

Police said they are investigating an "assault and stabbing" that occurred in the 100 block of Longnecker Street on the city's East Side.

Police said the victim suffered serious burns to his face and arms as well as a stab wound to his back; the wounds appear to be "non-life threatening at this time."

The date and time of the incident were not released.

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