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    Man stabbed in Roxbury, suspect arrested

    A man was arrested for stabbing another man Thursday evening in Roxbury, Boston police said.

    The stabbing happened near the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and Melnea Cass Boulevard around 6 p.m., according to Officer James Moccia, a department spokesman.

    The victim was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries, he said.

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    His alleged assailant, who was not identified, was turned over to the custody of the Massachusetts State Police, Moccia said.

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    A spokesman for the State Police could not immediately be reached for comment Thursday night.

    No further information was available.

    Jackson Cote can be reached at jackson.cote@globe.com. Follow him on Twitter @jackson_k_cote.