Man Arrested for Malicious Wounding
The Winchester Police Department is investigating a malicious wounding that occurred on Monday, June 24, 2013. Just after noon officers were called to the Winchester News Stand at 30 East Piccadilly Street for the report of a stabbing. When officers arrived they were informed that an altercation had occurred between a clerk and a customer. During that altercation the customer stabbed the 77-year-old clerk in the wrist. The clerk was treated at the scene. Nicholas West, 56, was arrested and charged with malicious wounding. West was arrested on North Loudoun Street and taken to the Northwestern Regional Adult Detention Center.
Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call Crime Solvers at (540) 665-TIPS (8477).
This press release was prepared by Lauren Cummings, Police Community Relations/Crime Prevention Specialist. (540) 545-7548 (office) Lcummings@ci.winchester.va.us
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