VBPD Looking for Suspect Wanted for Stabbing Incident

Sunday, August 08, 2021

​VIRGINA BEACH, Va.-On August 8, 2021 at 2:07 a.m. Sentara Princess Anne Hospital called Virginia Beach Emergency Communications to report 3 stabbing victims had walked into their Emergency Room.  It was reported these individuals sustained their injuries during an altercation at Tequilas restaurant, in the 400 block of South Lynnhaven Road.  The suspect and victims are all known to each other and the stabbing incident stemmed from a dispute earlier in the night.  The Virginia Beach Police Department has obtained arrest warrants on Valente Elia Sanchez for three counts of Malicious Assault and one simple assault.


Anyone with knowledge of the incident or any other crime is encouraged to contact the Virginia Beach Detective Bureau at (757) 385-4101 or the Virginia Beach Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.