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Police: Alabama college student stabbed, roommate in custody

Police say a college student has been stabbed in Alabama and his roommate is in custody.

Posted: Feb. 5, 2018 9:29 AM

FAIRFIELD, Ala. (AP) — Police say a college student has been stabbed in Alabama and his roommate is in custody.

Fairfield police Chief Nick Dyer tells AL.com the Miles College student is in stable condition at a hospital in Birmingham. He was stabbed several times in the body and the head Sunday morning inside their dorm room.

The roommate was being held at the city jail. The investigation is ongoing and no charges have been announced.

College spokeswoman Alicia Johnson Williams says in a statement that college and Fairfield police are conducting the probe. She also says the situation was isolated.

Further details weren't released.

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