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Samurai sword, butcher knives used during battle in Chesterfield woods

Posted at 12:51 AM, Jun 15, 2015

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. – One man was stabbed and another slashed after the pair got into a fight in the woods in Chesterfield County Sunday evening, according to police. WTVR CBS 6 cameras captured police recovering the weapons from the scene on Southland Drive around 7 p.m.

Video showed one officer taking what appeared to be a samurai sword into evidence. Additionally, what looked like butcher knives were also collected from the scene. Police said one man stabbed the other man in the chest. The man who was stabbed then used a knife to slash the suspect on his face as they battled in the woods.

The victim was taken to VCU Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. The suspect was taken to John Randolph Medical Center. Police said the suspect will be charged with malicious wounding.

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