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Charge filed in Monday stabbing

A 36-year-old Sutherlin man faces a felony charge of malicious wounding following a stabbing that occurred Monday evening at Honey Tree Apartments on Hamilton Boulevard in South Boston.

Jene Shontae Wimbush of Hackberry Road was apprehended in the Riverdale area and charged with the alleged offense after fleeing the scene, according to South Boston Police Capt. B. K. Lovelace.

South Boston Police Cpl. M. W. Bowen arrested Wimbush and transported him to Blue Ridge Regional Jail where he was being held with no bond, Lovelace said. 

Halifax County Rescue personnel transported the victim to Halifax County Regional Hospital where she was treated for her injuries and later released.