CHICAGO (STMW) — A man was stabbed multiple times and struck in the head with a baseball bat early Friday in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

The man was walking in the 2600 block of North Leclaire Avenue at 12:45 a.m. when several people exited a vehicle and attacked him, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.

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The 20-year-old man was taken in serious condition to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center with stab wounds to the thigh, back and arm.

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No one is in custody and Area North detectives are investigating.

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