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Man jailed in connection with alleged sexual battery of minors

Robert C. Sypole, 30, was arrested on Nov. 26 after a police received reports that he had been inappropriately touching three children under the age of ten since the beginning of Nov. 2016, according to records. (WYDaily/Courtesy VPRJ)
Robert C. Sypole (WYDaily/Courtesy VPRJ)

Robert C. Sypole of Richmond is facing some serious accusations.

James City County Police arrested the 33-year-old man Monday in connection with what authorities described as aggravated sexual battery involving three minors.

Police said the arrest came after investigators received reports Sypole had been inappropriately touching three children under the age of 10 since the beginning of Nov. 2016 at a home in the northern part of James City County, records show.

The report came from a family member of the children on Nov. 13.

Sypole is charged with three counts of aggravated sexual battery. He is being held without bond in the Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail.

Alexa Doiron
Alexa Doiron
Alexa Doiron is a multimedia reporter for WYDaily. She graduated from Roanoke College and is currently working on a master’s degree in English at Virginia Commonwealth University. Alexa was born and raised in Williamsburg and enjoys writing stories about local flair. She began her career in journalism at the Warhill High School newspaper and, eight years later, still loves it. After working as a news editor in Blacksburg, Va., Alexa missed Williamsburg and decided to come back home. In her free time, she enjoys reading Jane Austen and playing with her puppy, Poe. Alexa can be reached at

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