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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com)-- A 46-year-old man was stabbed after attempting to help find a missing cat overnight in south St. Louis. 

According to police, a 46-year-old man was waiting in an alley near the 6800 block of Devonshire around 03:15 a.m. to search for a man's pet cat. 

While unsuccessfully being able to locate it, police said the suspect allegedly became agitated and stabbed the victim.

The 46-year-old was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. No additional information has been released. 

It is unknown if anyone was taken into custody or if the victim or suspect knew each other. 

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