FAYETTEVILLE MAN ARRESTED IN CONNECTION TO STABBING

10/14/2010

Fayetteville Police Chief Greg Tabor announced today the arrest of a Fayetteville man in connection to a  stabbing. 

            On October, 7, 2010, the Fayetteville Police Department responded to the area of 1555 W. Martin  Luther King Boulevard in reference to a reported stabbing. It was reported that the suspect asked the victim for  a cigarette.  When the victim did not provide one, the suspect stabbed him in the abdominal area and fled the  scene.  The victim was transported to Washington Regional Medical Center and underwent surgery for the  injuries. 

            Arrested was Calvin D. Tatum, black male, 40, of Fayetteville, for Battery first degree.  The victim  identified Tatum as the suspect in a photo lineup.