Newport News man arrested following Gloucester stabbing incident that sent another man to hospital


GLOUCESTER COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — Deputies have arrested a man in connection to a stabbing in Gloucester County that sent another man to the hospital.

According to the Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were dispatched to the 600 block of Allison Road just before 7:30 p.m. on December 25 for a malicious wounding that occurred in the front yard of a home.

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The victim, an unidentified 45-year-old man, was reportedly stabbed in both upper arms.

The victim was sent to Riverside Regional Medical Center with non life-threatening injuries.

On January 9 after further investigation, authorities identified 29-year-old Michael Bess of Newport news as a suspect in the incident and arrested on an aggravated malicious wounding charge.

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