Va. officer stabbed by 17-year-old robbery suspect

The officer, who has not been identified, was released and is recovering at her home


By Police1 Staff

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — A Virginia officer responding to a domestic situation was allegedly stabbed by a teenage robbery suspect during a struggle.

The Daily Press reports Virginia Beach police were called about a domestic disturbance when they approached the teen. When the suspect became uncooperative, the officers attempted to detain him and a struggle ensued. 

During the struggle, the teen allegedly stabbed one of the officers with a knife. Other officers on scene administered aid to the wounded officer before she was transported to a hospital. The teen was arrested without further incident.

The officer, who has not been identified, was released and is recovering at her home, according to WAVY.

The suspect was charged with attempted capital murder of a police officer.

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