Roanoke Police: Search For Suspect in Market Square Stabbing Continues

Roanoke Police responded to a stabbing at Market Square in Downtown Roanoke around 7:00 p.m. last night.

Upon arrival, officers located two adult males with stab wounds. Both were transported to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital by Roanoke Fire-EMS. They are listed in stable condition at this time. 

The investigation shows a verbal altercation between the suspect and victims led to the stabbing. 

Roanoke Police are asking for the public's help locating the suspect, who is described as a thin adult male around 5'5" to 5'8" with facial hair. He was wearing jeans and a camouflage jacket at the time of the incident. 

Anyone with information on the identity of this individual or his location, is asked to call Roanoke Police at (540)334-8500 and share what you know. Contact can also be made by text at 274637; please begin the text with "RoanokePD" to ensure it's properly sent. Both calls and texts can remain anonymous.

Photo credit: Roanoke City


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