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2 men seriously injured in Chesterfield stabbing; police stepping up patrols

Chesterfield Stabbing
Chesterfield Stabbing
Posted at 11:15 PM, Jun 15, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-16 16:25:22-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Two men were left with serious injuries after a stabbing in a Chesterfield County neighborhood Wednesday night.

Chesterfield Police were called to the 10400 block of Marbleridge Court around 10:30 p.m. for a report a stabbing.

"Officers found two males with what appeared to be life-threatening stab wounds; officers immediately rendered aid to the victims," police said. "The victims were transported to area hospitals where they remain, one in stable condition and one in stable-but-critical condition."

A third person in the house told police that an "unknown male" arrived at the residence and wen one of the victims opened the door, he was assaulted and stabbed by the man.

"An additional victim was also assaulted and stabbed by the suspect inside the residence," police said. "At this point, there is no indication the suspect, who was armed with what appeared to be a knife, is known to the victims."

The suspect, who ran from the scene, was described as a Black male, about 6 feet to 6 feet 2 inches tall with a stocky build. He is balding and has facial hair. He was wearing a dark-colored long-sleeved shirt.

Residents in the Marbleridge Court area are urged to call police if they spot anyone in the area matching the suspect's description.

"Residents should also expect to see additional police patrols in the coming days," police said.

Police continue to investigate and ask anyone with information about this incident to contact police at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the P3 ap

This is a developing story, so anyone with more information can email newstips@wtvr.com to send a tip.

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