Suspect taken into custody after Portsmouth stabbing

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Posted at 4:15 PM, Oct 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-13 16:15:45-04

PORTSMOUTH, Va. Detectives are investigating an incident that left one person seriously injured on Monday.

Around 11:15 p.m., the Emergency Communications Center got a notification about an injured man at the 900 block of Fayette Street. The man sustained a stab wound to the upper body, police said.

Officers said they provided life-saving aid before the victim's transport to a local hospital.

A suspect was taken into custody and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone who has information about this crime is urged to call the Portsmouth Police Department Major Crimes Unit at (757) 393-8536 or to submit an anonymous tip through the Portsmouth Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

Callers can also submit an anonymous tip through the Crime Line’s “P3 Tips” app.