State police: Virginia Beach woman used box cutter in road rage stabbing

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Sara Espinoza stabbed a woman with a box cutter on I-264 in Virginia Beach Saturday
Sara Espinoza (Photo courtesy of VSP)

VIRGINIA BEACH — Police arrested a local woman Saturday after a road rage incident on I-264 resulted in a stabbing on the side of the interstate, according to state police.

Police say the female victim was traveling eastbound on I-264 when Sara Espinoza, 37, of the 200 block of Olivine Avenue, entered the interstate recklessly in a black SUV.

Both women pulled over on the side of the interstate and had a verbal confrontation, police said. The conversation escalated and police say Espinoza stabbed the victim in the arm with a box cutter.

The victim left the scene, called police around noon and waited for them at a Kangaroo gas station on Rosemont Road.

Police located Espinoza at a 7-Eleven on First Colonial Road and charged her with malicious wounding and driving on a suspended driver’s licence. She is being held without bond.

The victim was treated for her injuries and released.

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