Man charged for malicious assault with katana sword in Christiansburg

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — In Christiansburg, one man is charged with malicious assault after police say he stabbed someone with a katana sword.

According to search warrants, the incident occurred on August 7 at 1340 Orchard Street.

The suspect, Raymond Joseph Carter, allegedly admitted to striking the victim, who was flown to Roanoke Memorial hospital in critical condition. The victim’s current condition is unknown.

Carter’s preliminary hearing is scheduled for October 13.

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