Man Sentenced in 2012 East Market Street Stabbing

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The man convicted of a stabbing in Charlottesville will spend more than four years behind bars.

Frederick Thomas of New Canton, Virginia was sentenced Tuesday in Charlottesville Circuit Court to 20 years behind bars with 15 and a half years of that suspended. 

Police say, in July 2012, he picked a fight with a group of men and then chased one of them to East Market Street and stabbed him. Thomas pleaded guilty in September 2013 to a malicious wounding charge.

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