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Reefer Madness? Panhandler Looking For ‘Weed Money’ Allegedly Attacks Rival In Times Square

No Serious Injuries Were Reported
Police stand guard in Times Square (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Police stand guard in Times Square (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — A panhandler holding an ‘I Need Money For Weed Sign’ apparently stabbed a rival panhandler in the head with a pen in Times Square on Friday.

Witnesses told police that the ‘Weed Guy’ went after a man who was holding an ‘I Need Beer’ sign shortly after 10 p.m. on 42nd Street near 7th Ave, as a number of Broadway shows were letting out, 1010 WINS reported.

When authorities arrived on the scene they questioned individuals dressed as Predator and Alien, charges against the alleged assailant are pending.

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