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Police: Hotel worker asked to clean room, then gets stabbed

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PORTSMOUTH, N.H. -

(AP) - Police say a hotel guest in New Hampshire asked a housekeeping employee to clean her room, and then stabbed the worker in the face, neck and chest with a pair of scissors.
  
Portsmouth Police Chief Robert Merner tells the Portsmouth Herald no argument preceded the stabbing Friday at the Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel and that it appeared to be a random attack.
  
Merner said the 58-year-old employee was stabbed six times, but the injuries are not life-threatening. The 32-year-old hotel guest was in custody, charged with first-degree assault.
  
Their names have not been released.
  
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Information from: Portsmouth Herald, http://www.seacoastonline.com

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3/16/2018 1:53:30 PM (GMT -7:00)

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