Man arrested for stabbing girlfriend at Newport News adult home

Posted at 9:41 PM, Feb 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-06 10:01:18-05
Robert Lee Weaver Jr.

Robert Lee Weaver Jr.

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — A 40-year-old man has been taken into custody after his girlfriend was stabbed at a Newport News adult home on Saturday night.

Police responded to the Hilton Adult Home in the 300 block of Main Street after an employee reported she had been stabbed several times by her boyfriend.

The 34-year-old victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

The suspect, 40-year-old Robert Lee Weaver, Jr., fled the scene in a van after the stabbing.

He was found at the Super 8 Motel in the 6100 block of Jefferson Avenue. He had outstanding warrants for Attempted 1st Degree Murder, Malicious Wounding and Stab Assault in the Commission of a Felony.