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Man attacked, stabbed for copy of 'Grand Theft Auto V'

First published: September 18, 2013, 6:36 AM IST | Updated: September 18, 2013
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Man attacked, stabbed for copy of 'Grand Theft Auto V'
The 23-year-old man was attacked near a supermarket in north London early Tuesday.

London: British police say a man who bought a copy of Grand Theft Auto V when it went on sale at midnight was attacked, stabbed and robbed of the game on his way home.

The Metropolitan Police force said the 23-year-old man, who has not been named, was attacked near a supermarket in north London early Tuesday. He was hit with a brick, stabbed and stripped of his mobile phone, watch and his copy of the game.

Police said the victim was in a stable condition in a hospital. Three men were arrested Tuesday in connection with the crime.

British game-players lined up outside stores to get their hands on the latest installment in the mayhem-filled adventure game series, which went on sale Tuesday.

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