Police charge Harrisonburg man in connection with Beery Rd. stabbing

Police charge Harrisonburg man in connection with Beery Rd. stabbing
Wilmer Crawford. Photo provided by the Harrisonburg Police Deparment (Source: HPD)

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WVIR) - A Harrisonburg man is facing a malicious wounding charge in connection with a reported stabbing early Friday.

The Harrisonburg Police Department announced Friday, January 8, that officers were called out to a home in the 2000 block of Beery Road around 1:30 a.m. Upon arrival, they found two men had been in a fight which led to the victim being stabbed.

The 49-year-old victim was transported to Sentara RMH and then to the University of Virginia Medical Center. Authorities say his injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

Fifty-five-year-old Wilmer Crawford was detained by officers, and was taken to the hospital to be treated for injuries he sustained during fight.

The Harrisonburg Police Department is asking anyone with information to contact its Major Crimes Unit by calling (540) 437-2640. Those who wish to remain anonymous can contact Crime Solvers by calling (540) 574-5050 or by texting “HPD” plus their tip to CRIMES (274637).

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