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'The Wire' Actor Anwan Glover Stabbed At D.C. Nightclub Saturday Night

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Anwan Glover, an actor known for playing a gang member in the TV series "The Wire,'' is recovering after being stabbed at a D.C. nightclub over the weekend.

Glover says he was at Cafe Asia Saturday night when an unknown pair of assailants punched and hit him on the back of the head. Glover told police shortly after he was kicked repeatedly then stabbed in his side.

Glover was transported to George Washington University Hospital where he was treated for a laceration to his torso. The actor who gained fame with his role of 'Slim Charles' on HBO's 'The Wire was released Sunday night, but there was no word on his condition.

The 41-year-old Glover lives in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, and most recently appeared in the Oscar-winning movie "12 Years a Slave."

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