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Man charged in Virginia Beach stabbing

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Posted at 2:28 PM, Sep 30, 2013
and last updated 2013-09-30 14:28:27-04

Virginia Beach, Va. – Police arrested a man and charged him with assault after they say he stabbed someone during a fight on Saturday morning.

It happened on Saturday, September 28, 2013. Police say a man was fighting with his girlfriend in the 1300 block of Pine Cone Court, when a friend of his girlfriend tried to break it up. Police say the suspect then turned on the friend, and they began to fight.

Witnesses say the friend had the advantage of the fight, when the suspect pulled out a knife and stabbed the friend in the stomach, on the right side of the body.

The victim called 911 after the fight, police say.

Police arrested 24-year-old Roderick Britt. He is charged with assault.

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