Police: NJ man didn't know he had knife in back



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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say a New Jersey man awoke after a long night's sleep to discover a knife stuck in his back.

Police in Trenton say the 42-year-old man didn't know why his back was hurting when he got up Sunday so he had his brother take a look. The brother saw a knife protruding from the middle of his back.

Police did not identify the man. They say he had gotten into a fistfight on his porch after a night of drinking and apparently didn't realize he had been stabbed.

Police tell The Times of Trenton ( http://bit.ly/1dhXNF9) the man was uncooperative when detectives tried to talk to him at the hospital. He was expected to be released as early as Monday.

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Information from: The (Trenton, N.J.) Times, http://www.nj.com/times

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