Salem man charged with attacking his roommate

By Heather Butterworth - Digital Content Producer

SALEM, Va. - A fight between two roommates resulted in a hospital visit and an arrest, according to Salem police. 

Around 4 p.m. Friday, officers responded to a call from a home in the 1100 block of Highland Road, which is in a neighborhood near the Hardee's on Electric Road. 

A 23-year-old was taken to LewisGale Medical Center with injuries that are not life-threatening. 

Justin C. Poff, 25, is charged with malicious wounding. He is being held without bond at the Roanoke County-Salem Jail. 

Poff was charged earlier this year with assaulting a family member, robbery, and vandalism. 

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