BRIDGEPORT — A man was injured with a knife during an attempted robbery near Central Avenue early Tuesday morning, according to city officials.

Scott Appleby, city emergency management director, said an individual attempted to rob another man near Bridgeport Hospital at approximately 2:36 a.m.

Police canvassed the area for the person responsible, but did not locate them, Appleby said.

Anyone with information can call Bridgeport police at 203-576-TIPS. Callers can remain anonymous.

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