Air Force: French train hero stabbed in California

Barack Obama, Spencer Stone
FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2015 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks to Air Force Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. An Air Force spokesman says Stone, who helped subdue an attacker on a French train in August, is in stable condition after being stabbed in California. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Air Force spokesman says Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone, who helped subdue an attacker on a French train in August, is in stable condition after being stabbed in California.

The spokesman, Lt. Col. Christopher Karns, says details are sketchy. He says Stone is being treated in a hospital in the Sacramento area.

Stone is assigned to Travis Air Force Base in California.

Karns says the matter is being handled by local law enforcement officials. Karns has no details on the nature or exact location of the stabbing.

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