Woman stabs friend at haunted house after thinking knife was fake

A Halloween attraction in Nashville turned into a true house of horror when woman stabbed her friend with a knife she believed was fake.

The incident occurred at the Nashville Nightmare Halloween attraction when an unknown male approached the four friends, according to the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department.

The stranger handed one of the women a knife -- which she thought was a prop -- and told her to stab her friend

As she pulled the knife away "...she realised that there was blood on the knife, there was a hole in the victims' shirt and blood was squirting from the victim's left arm."

The stranger - who the group thought was part of the attraction -- took the knife after the stabbing, according to police.

The victim was taken to the hospital where he was treated for a "severe laceration" on his arm.

Thirteenth Floor Entertainment Group is still investigating the incident but has also said it has placed an employee on leave.

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