UPDATE: Police find two people stabbed in Martinsville Tuesday afternoon, still searching for original crime scene

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UPDATE 11:45 a.m. (9/22/21): The Martinsville Police Department shared additional details about the stabbing that sent two people to the hospital on Tuesday.

According to the department, officers were dispatched to the 1100 block of Chatham Heights Road for a report of a stabbing at approximately 3:52 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 21.

When police arrived at the scene, they found two people with non-life-threatening stab wounds.

However, authorities say the preliminary investigation determined that the stabbing did not take place at this location along Chatham Heights Road. As a result, police are still trying to find out where the incident actually occurred.

In addition, the department says that the victims in the case are not cooperating.

If you have any information about this stabbing, you are asked to call Lt. Hines at 276-403-5328 or Crime Stoppers at 276-63CRIME (276-632-7463). Crime Stoppers is an anonymous tip line that will offer a reward up to $2,500.


UPDATE 11:05 p.m.: Martinsville Police tell WFXR News that two people were injured in a stabbing.

Authorities say the incident took place in the 1100 block of Chatham Heights Road in Martinsville on Tuesday, Sept. 21.

One of the victims was taken the Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital with serious injuries. Another victim was taken to SOVAH Martinsville.

The investigation into the stabbing continues. Police say there will be additional information released on Wednesday, Sept. 22.


MARTINSVILLE, Va. (WFXR) – Police in Martinsville have confirmed to WFXR News that at least one person was injured in a stabbing that took place on Tuesday.

No other details have been released at this time; however, additional details are expected to be released Wednesday morning.

WFXR News will update this story when those details are released.

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