Arrest Made in Charlottesville Assault

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Charlottesville Police Department Press Release

On July 7, 2014 at approximately 1:30 AM, Charlottesville Police were called to the 600 block of 7 1/2th Street SW for a stabbing.

The victim was transported to and admitted to the University of Virginia Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. The 32 year old Charlottesville resident has since been released from the hospital.

During the course of the investigation it was determined that the assault took place in the 800 block of Ridge Street.

On July 18, 2014, Charlottesville Police arrested 43 year old Uriah Bashun Lofton for malicious wounding in this attack. He is currently being held at the Charlottesville/Albemarle Regional Jail.

Charlottesville Police are still investigating this incident and are asking anyone with information to call CrimeStoppers at 434-977-4000.

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