Arrest made in MacArthur mall stabbing

Posted on: 12:07 am, March 19, 2013, by

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NORFOLK, Va. (WTKR)–Police say they have charged Leedente Brown of the 3600 block of King Street in Portsmouth with malicious wounding after a man was stabbed in MacArthur Center on Monday.

Norfolk police are investigating a stabbing at MacArthur Center where a man was stabbed following an argument over a woman.

It happened around 1 p.m. on the second floor near the Solstice Sunglasses store.

Police said mall security responded to the incident within seconds. The suspect allegedly stabbed his friend during an argument over a woman according to Norfolk police.

The victim was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. He is expected to be okay, authorities said.

The suspect was taken into custody and the woman involved was also in custody, for questioning only.