Suspect arrested after woman injured in Va. Beach stabbing

Zyriel Adriana Patterson. Credit: Virginia Beach Police Department.

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — A suspect has been charged in a stabbing that sent a woman to the hospital with serious injuries.

Virginia Beach police say the stabbing happened Monday night in Virginia Beach.

Officers were called to the 5400 block of Caribe Court at 10:26 p.m. Police responded and found a woman with multiple stab wounds.

She was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. Police said Wednesday the woman was still in the hospital, but was in stable condition.

Zyriel Adriana Patterson, 22, was arrested and charged with malicious assault.

Patterson is being held at Virginia Beach Correctional Center without bond.

Police say the suspect, who is known to the victim, fled the scene.