Police: Teen stable after Virginia Beach stabbing

A teenager is in stable condition after he was stabbed in Virginia Beach, police say.

First responders found the boy, who they believe is between 14 and 17 years old, around 9:10 p.m. Thursday, suffering from multiple stab wounds in the 700 block of Alder Circle. He was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries, according to a Virginia Beach Police Department news release.

Police believe the victim may have been involved in a crime at the time of the stabbing, said Master Police Officer Tonya Pierce.

The case is being investigated by the police department’s homicide unit.

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Adrienne Mayfield is an award-winning, multi-media journalist hailing from Clermont, Fla. She moved to Lynchburg, Va. on a whim when she was 19, and worked her way to Hampton Roads in 2013. Adrienne is passionate about telling people stories via covering public safety and the judicial system. She isn’t afraid to take a heads-on approach to covering crime, including knocking on doors to get the details police aren’t sharing. Adrienne is a 2014 Old Dominion University graduate who still lives within walking distance of the college. You may see her cruising around Downtown Norfolk on her bike, enjoying a sandwich from Grilled Cheese Bistro or playing fetch with her dog, Greta, at the Colonial Place dog park.