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Yakima police searching for suspect in stabbing

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YAKIMA--A Yakima man is recovering Sunday after being stabbed in the face and head.

It happened at an apartment building in the 1300 block of Fairbanks Avenue around 9:30 a.m. Sunday.

Police say the 21-year-old victim was asleep on the floor and woke up when someone began stabbing him.

The victim told police he and the suspect went to Davis High School together.  The suspect has not been found.

Police say the victim's injuries don't appear to be life-threatening, but a YPD lieutenant said they may be "life-altering." 

Police aren't sure what sparked the attack.

They have not released any names