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Man hospitalized after being slashed in the face in Vancouver

Police say a man was sent to hospital after being slashed in the face on the city's Downtown Eastside on Saturday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Vancouver police say a man was taken to hospital after being slashed in the face on the city’s Downtown Eastside on Saturday.

It happened around 7 a.m. near Hastings and Gore streets.

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Police say the 33-year-old man was involved in a dispute with three other men, possibly over money.

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After slashing him with a knife, the suspects fled with the man’s bike, backpack and cane.

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The victim was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

No arrests have been made.

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