Virginia man faces assault charges after a bar fight and stabbing from last weekend

Charges have been filed in connection with a stabbing in Virginia.

Israel Contreras, 47, now faces assault and a dangerous weapons charge.

According to the criminal complaint, Contreras thought another man was talking about him, and started a physical fight.

This was outside of Rainy Lake Saloon, around 2:40am Sunday.

Contreras pulled out a pocket knife, and allegedly stabbed the victim 5 times. The victim did require surgery.

A woman who tried to stop the fight also had a stab wound to her leg, according to the complaint.

Contreras remains in the jail on a $100,000 bail.