Police make arrest in late night stabbing

Published 2:33 pm Tuesday, May 5, 2020

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A Portsmouth man was arrested Tuesday and charged with felony assault and assault and battery in connection to an alleged stabbing the previous evening in the 6000 block of Bradford Drive.

A 48-year-old Suffolk man was treated by Suffolk Fire and Rescue personnel for multiple stab wounds and was taken by ambulance to a local hospital with injuries considered non-life threatening, according to a city news release.

Following an investigation by Suffolk Police, Paul Vincent Bolton Jr., 56, of Portsmouth, was arrested and charged in connection to the incident.

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Bolton is currently being held at the Western Tidewater Regional Jail.