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Man accused in stabbing arrested by Lynchburg police

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LYNCHBURG (WSLS 10) - Police arrested a man who they believe is connected to the stabbing of a Lynchburg man.

Lynchburg police arrested 22-year-old Byron Monroe Edwards of Lynchburg. Edwards was wanted in Lynchburg for malicious wounding.

The Lynchburg Police Department said officers went to Lynchburg General Hospital ER after 21-year-old Clifton Taylor was brought in with multiple stab wounds. Taylor's injuries were not life-threatening and he was treated and released.

Officers said they think the stabbing happened at 2315 Yorktown Avenue in Lynchburg.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective L. P. Singleton at 434-455-6173 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-888-798-5900. Visit the Central Virginia Crime Stoppers website at www.cvcrimestoppers.org to enter a web tip, or text "CVCS" plus your message to 274637.