Man Charged With Felonious Assault After Stabbing Another

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

​On Monday, June 19, 2017 at approximately 1:35 a.m., two Virginia Beach Police Officers were responding to an unrelated case in the 100 block of S. Plaza Trail when they heard screaming coming from the parking lot of  172 S. Plaza Trail, Blarneystone Pub.  Officers were informed that a man had been stabbed and that the suspect was on scene.  

Officers located one adult male victim with non-life threatening injures.  The victim was transported to a local hospital and later released. 

Officers located and arrested Marquel Antonio Lasala, 21, of the 3200 block of Florence Street, Virginia Beach.  Lasala has been charged with Felonious Assault and is currently being held in the Virginia Beach Correctional Center without bond. 

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It was determined that the assault stemmed from a verbal altercation that occurred within the business.   


MPO Tonya Pierce

Police Public Affairs Officer

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