Police: Man stabbed after assaulting woman during domestic dispute in Newport News

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Newport News police said a woman stabbed a man after he assaulted her during a domestic dispute Thursday night.

Dispatchers said the emergency call came in around 8:55 p.m. at a residence in the first block of Nicewood Drive, near the intersection of Menchville Road.

Police said the man’s injuries were not life-threatening.

The preliminary investigation found the man was the aggressor before the stabbing. 60-year-old James Vaden was issued a summons for one count of simple assault.

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