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PORTSMOUTH -- UPDATE 5:15 p.m.: The suspect was taken into custody without incident in Virginia Beach around 5:10 p.m., spokeswoman Misty Holley told 13News Now.

No further details about his capture have been released.
It appears the lockdown has been lifted at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth.

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The search is on for a man who stabbed a servicemember outside the navy exchange on the grounds of Naval Medical Center Portsmouth.

The victim has critical injuries and has not been indentified.

The campus is on lockdown following the stabbing, which occurred around 9 a.m.

The installation has been closed to all incoming and outgoing traffic and personnel are being ordered to shelter in place, Jim Moir, spokesman for Naval Support Activity Hampton Roads told WVEC.com.

Alison Todd said she was just getting into her car when she say police converge on the campus.

"As I got into my car, about five police cars came around. Before I could pull off, about 10 more came around and then before I could turn around, about 20 more came and I just knew something serious had happened," she said.

He did not have any information about a motive for the stabbing.

Security forces are searching the campus looking for a white man, 165 pounds, blonde hair, blue eyes, wearing tan cargo pants and a white shirt. If you see this person, call security at 953-5225.

For anyone who has an appointment or business at the installation, you should stay away until further notice.

Just Thursday, the installation underwent an "active shooter" drill. Moir stressed this is not a drill.

Portsmouth Police are assisting the Navy with the situation. Patrol officers, plain clothes detectives, SWAT and some command staff are taking part in the search, said Det. Misty Holley.

NSA Hampton Roads provides consistent, operationally ready and secure shore installation support services at Naval Support Activity Hampton Roads (NSA HR) Headquarters (to include Supply Depot Annex and Camp Allen Marine Corps), Lafayette River Annex, NSA HR-Portsmouth, and NSA HR Northwest Annex, allowing tenant activities to dedicate their resources to warfighting, forward operations and combat readiness.

UPDATE 5:15 p.m.: The suspect was taken into custody without incident in Virginia Beach around 5:10 p.m., spokeswoman Misty Holley told 13News Now.

No further details about his capture have been released.

It appears the lockdown has been lifted at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth.

UPDATE 5:15 p.m.: The suspect was taken into custody without incident in Virginia Beach around 5:10 p.m., spokeswoman Misty Holley told 13News Now.

No further details about his capture have been released.

It appears the lockdown has been lifted at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth.

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