Police make stabbing arrest

Published 9:42 pm Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Suffolk Police have arrested a 67-year-old woman after an investigation into an early-morning stabbing.

The stabbing was reported at 2:11 a.m. Tuesday, and the caller said an adult male was assaulted, according to a city press release. It happened at a residence in the 400 block of Linden Avenue.

The victim was taken by ground ambulance to a hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening.


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Jerlean Wiggins Brown was arrested and charged with felonious assault and assault and battery of a family member, according to a city press release. She is being held at Western Tidewater Regional Jail.