Arrests made following stabbing

Published 10:09 pm Monday, August 21, 2017

Police have arrested two men following an early-morning stabbing in Suffolk.



The stabbing was reported at 1:11 a.m. Monday in the 9000 block of First Street, according to a city press release. The victim, 22-year-old Charles Arthur Barnes, was taken by ground ambulance to a local hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening.

Police have arrested and charged Jacob Richard Zeno, 19, of Franklin, with malicious wounding and shoot, stab, cut or wound in commission of a felony and James Kenneth Rhoten Jr., 29, of Courtland, with simple assault.

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