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JCC police seek man wanted for allegedly breaking woman’s arm

Police are seeking Derek Rico Jones and are asking for the public’s help in locating him. (Courtesy James City County)

The James City County Police Department is asking for the public’s help in their search for a wanted person.

Derek Rico Jones, 30, of James City County, is wanted for assault and malicious wounding on Sept. 6, according to James City County’s Facebook page.

The victim was a woman known to Jones, according to police spokeswoman Stephanie Williams.

Williams said Jones allegedly pushed the woman to the ground and kicked her. She suffered a broken arm and scratches, she said.

Jones’ last known address is on Benjamin Court.

Police ask anyone with information that can help locate Jones to call 757-253-1800, or text or email the information to tips@jamescitycountyva.gov. Those with information who wish to remain anonymous may also contact the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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