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Culpeper Man Stabbed, Suspect Runs Away

By: Venton Blandin
By: Venton Blandin

August 25, 2006

Police in Culpeper are looking for a man who allegedly attacked his own roommate inside their home Thursday night.

Culpeper police say 33-year-old Benito Ramirez stabbed his roommate several times with a broken beer bottle. The victim says he walked into his home on Third street when his roommate rushed him near the kitchen. The victim was able to get away to a neighbor's house where someone called police before being taken to a hospital.

"The other guys tried to stop it. I do not understand why [he did not cut at anyone else], only me, you know? Three guys tried to stop, so I don't know how he ended up cutting me," said the victim who did not want to share his name.

Police in Culpeper urge you to give them a call at Crime Solvers if you have any information. You can do it confidentially by dialing (540) 727-0300.


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