Roanoke stabbing leaves man in hospital, suspect in custody

Published: Sep. 20, 2022 at 5:16 PM EDT
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ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - A suspect was taken into custody under a bridge near Belleview Avenue/Jefferson Street SE Saturday after a stabbing at a residence in the 2300 block of Idavere Rd. SW landed one man in a hospital.

According to Roanoke Police, officers were alerted around 1:35 a.m. that a man with serious stab wounds arrived via a personal vehicle at LewisGale Medical Center.

Police determined the location of the stabbing and learned the suspect was a boy who may still be at the residence. The property was cleared, but the suspect was not found.

While on scene, police were notified the suspect was under the bridge, and responded to that location where he was taken into custody by the Carilion Police Department.

Juvenile petitions for malicious wounding were granted and served.

The suspect was treated for an injury at the hospital before being taken to the Roanoke Valley Juvenile Center.

The suspect and victim know each other, according to police.