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LEWISTON – Lewiston Police continue to investigate a stabbing in the 2200 block of Mount Hope Road Sunday.

The victim, John P. Hill, 37, Mount Hope Road, was found walking in front of the house bleeding severely from the left side of his face, according to Niagara County sheriff’s deputies, who assisted in the case.

Hill suffered a cut to his face, which extended from his left eye to his lower jaw, and went completely through his cheek, according to deputies. Hill was taken by ambulance to Erie County Medical Center, where he was treated and released.

Hill named a male relative as a suspect in the stabbing. The suspect left the area before police arrived and deputies said they were unable to locate him.

Lewiston Police have not announced any arrests or any details of the first-degree assault with a weapon case.