UPDATE: Police arrest ‘armed and dangerous’ man accused of strangling, abducting woman

The York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office is seeking Richard Alvin Massengill is connection to an alleged assault Thursday morning. (Courtesy YPSO)

UPDATE 8 a.m. Thursday: Police have found a man accused of abducting and assaulting a woman last week. Richard Alvin Massengill was arrested Wednesday on Scott Road in Pasquotank County, N.C., according to a York-Poquoson Sheriff’s spokeswoman Shelley Ward. He is pending extradition back to Virginia, Ward said. Original story: Police are seeking a man believed to be […]

Police: Two men assault ‘acquaintance’ at Williamsburg gas station

Richmond Road Shell Station (Courtesy Google Maps)

A man suffered severe bruising on his face after two men allegedly assaulted him at a Williamsburg Shell station Thursday night. Williamsburg Police responded to the Shell station at 1625 Richmond Road around 7:15 p.m. Thursday for a report of an assault with injuries, police spokesman Maj. Greg Riley said. When officers arrived, the victim told […]

Police: Three IHOP employees face assault charges after fight in kitchen

Three employees have been charged with assault after an altercation in the kitchen of a Williamsburg IHOP (Steve Roberts Jr/WYDaily)

Williamsburg Police have charged three IHOP restaurant employees with assault after an early-morning altercation in the kitchen area of the business, police say. Police responded to the IHOP, located in the 1400 block of Richmond Road, around 7:30 a.m. Friday morning, Williamsburg Police spokesman Maj. Greg Riley said. The restaurant’s manager reported two of her […]

Police: Man arrested for assault, victim defends self with walking cane

Samuel Haywood (Courtesy VPRJ)

A 27-year-old man was arrested and charged with simple assault after getting into a fight with an acquaintance in the 100 block of Townley Court early Christmas morning, police said. York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report of a fight in progress at a residence around 1:25 a.m. Dec. 25, York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office spokesman […]

Mayor Haulman Charged with Assault after Confrontation at City Council Meeting

Wbg Haulman

City of Williamsburg Mayor Clyde Haulman has been accused of physically assaulting a citizen who spoke at Thursday’s meeting in the Stryker Center. Haulman, 72, was issued a summons Sunday for assault and battery, a misdemeanor, in relation to the March 10 incident at 412 N. Boundary St. after a complaint was filed with the magistrate, Maj. […]