One person stabbed on Rails-To-Trails in Beckley


UPDATE: BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – A man is still recovering after an attack on the Rails-To-Trails in Beckley.

The unknown man suffered a laceration to the neck and above the right eye.

Police still are looking for the suspect.


BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – One person is sent to the hospital after a stabbing incident on the Rails-To-Trails in Beckley.

At around 2 pm, Beckley Police responded to an assault call on the Rails-To-Trails.  One man was stabbed by another man and sent to a nearby hospital, with critical conditions.

Stay with WOAY News for further updates on this developing story. 

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