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Police: Man slashed with knife in Iowa City assault

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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -

Iowa City police are searching for the man responsible for an early morning assault involving a knife that injured one person. 

Police say it happened Sunday near the intersection of Iowa Avenue and Dodge Street.

The victim reported that he and two of his friends were approached by a group of people while they were walking. One person in the other group began yelling at the victim and his friends, police said. That man then pulled out a knife and slashed at the victim, cutting his hands.

The victim's injuries are non- life threatening.

Anyone with information related to the assault is encouraged to call the Iowa City Police Department at 319-356-5275 or Iowa City Area CrimeStoppers at 319-358-8477. CrimeStoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspect. 

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