Father stabs son's assailant

5:32 AM, Oct 15, 2012   |    comments
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ATLANTA -- Police say a father stabbed one of two men fighting with his 16-year-old son early Monday morning.

The incident happened around 1 a.m. in the 1,000 block of Birch Street SW.

Police said there was an altercation between the father and the two men earlier. They resumed the confrontation at the Birch Street address. When the son came to assist his father, one of the men punched the teenager in the jaw. Officers say the jaw may have been broken.

The older man went inside, obtained a knife and returned to stab one of the aggressors.

The wounded man is being treated at Grady Hospital. His condition is not available.

Charges are pending against the father. What charges if any the two other men face is not known.

Police did not release the names of those involved.

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