Martinsville man arrested following stabbing on Thursday night

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MARTINSVILLE, Va. (WDBJ7) A Martinsville man is charged with malicious wounding following a stabbing Thursday night.

The incident was reported around 7:40 p.m. Thursday night in the 1100 block of Pine Hall Road.

A man and a woman said they were assaulted by 39-year-old Vincent Penn. Investigators say Penn got into a fight with the man and then stabbed him, according to the Martinsville Police Department.

Penn was arrested while walking on Fayette Street.

He is charged with malicious wounding, unlawful wounding, and being drunk in public. Penn is being held without bond at the Martinsville City Jail.