ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — A teenager has been arrested after a stabbing at a northwest Roanoke Walmart left a woman seriously hurt Thursday morning, according to police.

At approximately 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 7, the Roanoke Police Department was notified by City of Roanoke E-911 personnel about an assault at a business in the 4800 block of Valley View Boulevard NW.

As officers arrived on scene, they noticed store personnel detaining a man — identified as the assault suspect — in a nearby parking lot.

Police then learned about a woman suffering from what appeared to be serious but non-life-threatening stab wounds. She was brought to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital for treatment.

According to the department, officers found the cutting instrument used in the assault in the business’ parking lot.

While the circumstances that led to the assault are still under investigation, authorities say there is no apparent connection between the victim and the accused.

Meanwhile, officials tell WFXR News that 19-year-old Josue A. Acosta of Roanoke was transported to the hospital for a brief medical evaluation before being brought to the Roanoke City Jail.

Acosta has been charged with malicious wounding, but additional charges may be pending in connection with this ongoing investigation, police say.