Man ambushed, stabbed multiple times while crossing SW Atlanta street

A man was stabbed multiple times in a violent robbery in southwest Atlanta early Thursday, Channel 2 Action News reported. 

Atlanta police told the news station the 46-year-old man was walking across the street in the 3000 block of MLK Jr. Drive when he was ambushed by a group of people. He was stabbed and the group stole $50 cash, Channel 2 reported.

Officers tried to speak with the man before he was rushed to the hospital, but police said he could not provide much information as he was losing a lot of blood. He was is being treated at Grady Memorial Hospital and was in critical condition. 

Investigators are still looking for leads as the victim could not say how many people attacked him, and they have no video evidence of the crime, Channel 2 reported.

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