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New Orleans police arrested a man after a stabbing in the 4700 block of Rosalia Drive in New Orleans East.

Police said Michael Isbell, 52, became involved in an argument with the victim and then stabbed him in the chest about 3:30 a.m. Sunday. He fled on foot. The victim was taken to a hospital, where he is recovering.

A witness helped Detective Perrin Gaines identify Isbell as a suspect. He was taken into custody near the stabbing scene.