French train attack hero Spencer Stone 'repeatedly stabbed'

US airman stopped an armed man on a French train in August

Rose Troup Buchanan
Thursday 08 October 2015 16:16
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Spencer Stone

The US airman who stopped an armed man attacking passengers on a French train in August has reportedly been stabbed "multiple times", according to CBS News.

Local news stations have reported a man was stabbed at around 12.45am in Sacramento, California.

Although the Sacramento police force has not named the victim, the US Air Force has reportedly identifed Mr Stone as the individual.

"A1C Spencer Stone has been transported to a local hospital, and is currently being treated for injury," Air Force spokesman Liutenant Colonel Christopher Karns told the AirForce Times.

This story will be updated shortly.

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