Damascus man charged with stabbing and abduction

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Police said a man stabbed another man at a home in Damascus, Virginia Wednesday then held him against his will.

The call for help came in around 6:35 p.m. on Alvaredo Road, according to Washington County Sheriff Fred Newman.

Newman said the caller told dispatchers that a victim had been stabbed multiple times in the head with a pocket knife and had been prevented from leaving the home.

Chadwick Nathaniel Staten, 34, 22878 Alvarado Road, Damascus, Va. was charged with aggravated malicious wounding and abduction, Newman said.

A news release said the victim sustained serious lacerations and had to be taken local hospital for treatment.

As of Wednesday night, Staten was being held in jail without bond.

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