Man stabbed with garden trowel in Council Bluffs

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A 21-year-old Council Bluffs man is expected to recover from injuries suffered when he was stabbed with a garden trowel.

Police say James Augustine was stabbed a little before 6 p.m. Monday inside a home on the west side of the city. He was taken to Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

A suspect had fled the scene by the time officers arrived.

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