Man arrested in scissors stabbing at Smithfield Packing Plant

Posted at 5:11 AM, Jul 10, 2014
and last updated 2014-07-10 08:07:30-04

Smithfield, Va. - A man has been arrested after allegedly stabbing another man with a pair of scissors at the Smithfield Packing Plant early Thursday morning.

Yunior Ramon Torres-Ortiz

Yunior Ramon Torres-Ortiz of Newport News was charged with aggravated malicious wounding in the attack, which happened around 1:45am.

Torres-Ortiz and the victim both worked at the plant.

The victim was transported to Riverside Hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries to his back.

Ortiz was arrested in Newport News after seeking treatment for an injury to his hand.