Police arrest suspect involved in local strangulation, abduction

WASHINGTON — The suspect in the abduction  of a 38-year-old woman in Woodbridge, Virginia has been arrested.

Officers responded around 5 p.m. Friday to the Food Lion located at 12420 Dillingham Sq in Woodbridge to investigate an abduction. The victim, a 38 year old woman, reported to police that she was involved in a verbal argument with the suspect, a known acquaintance who has been identified as 24-year-old Tyrique Lamont Nichols.

The argument escalated in an apartment located in the 12300 block of Pond Run Dr in Woodbridge. During the encounter, Nichols is reported to have assaulted the victim, strangled her, then held her at knifepoint preventing her from leaving the apartment. The victim was eventually able to get away from Nichols  and contact police.

No injuries have been reported to the victim. Following the investigation, officers obtained warrants for the arrest of Nichols and have since located and arrested him, Prince William County police released in a statement.


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