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Student slashed with machete in Henrico yard, ex-boyfriend arrested

Posted at 10:34 AM, Jan 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-08 09:35:49-05

Charles D. Alexander

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- A Chesterfield teen has been arrested for allegedly stabbing an 18-year-old high school senior found injured in a Glen Allen yard.

Police were called to a home along the 800 block of Stonemeadow Drive Sunday afternoon.

"Once on the scene, officers located an adult female victim in the front yard," a Henrico Police spokesperson said. "First responders rendered aid, and the victim was transported by EMS to the hospital for treatment due to the injuries she sustained."

Charles D. Alexander, Jr., 19, of Chesterfield was arrested Monday for malicious wounding. Crime Insider sources said he’s the victim’s ex-boyfriend. His criminal history includes charges of disorderly conduct and strangulation.

The victim, according to Crime Insider sources, is an 18-year-old Hermitage High School senior. Multiple Crime Insider sources said she was slashed and stabbed with a machete and left right beside her home- all audible on a neighbor’s door camera.

She was last listed in critical, but stable condition. Crime Insider sources said she suffered severe injuries to her mid-section.