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Elio Anabel Cruz Garcia Charged With Stabbing Man In Chest In Manassas, Va.

1:40 PM, Dec 26, 2012   |    comments
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MANASSAS, Va. (WUSA) -- A 48-year-old man from Manassas is charged with aggravated malicious wounding after allegations that he stabbed another man in the chest.

Police say on Sunday at 4:15 a.m., officer went to a home in the 10900 block of Coverstone Dr in Manassas for a stabbing. A 36-year-old man told officers he got in an argument with another man. The other man grabbed a knife and stabbed the victim in the chest, said the victim. The victim told police that when he tried to escape to a back room, the other man followed him there and continued assaulting him.

Later, the victim was able to leave and call police from a nearby 7-Eleven, according to police.

The victim suffered non-life threatening injuries and was flown to an area hospital, say police.

Elio Anabel Cruz Garcia was arrested in a parking lot of the apartment complex. He is being held without bond and has a court date set for February 27, 2013.

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