Stabbing sends one to the hospital in Chesapeake

Posted at 2:32 PM, Nov 28, 2015
and last updated 2015-11-28 15:12:34-05

Chesapeake, Va. – A late night altercation left one person in the hospital suffering from a stab wound and another behind bars on several charges.

According to a release sent by Chesapeake Police officials, officers were called to the 1400 block of Tinturn St. shortly before midnight for a disorderly person or persons.

Preliminary investigations show the victim was trying to intervene when stabbed. Medics transported the victim to the hospital with what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries.

The suspect fled the scene on foot, but was detained by police shortly after.

Police have charged the suspect with the stabbing and theft of equipment from a business in the area.

The investigation is ongoing.