Suspect arrested in vehicle theft, assault at VSU

Suspect arrested in vehicle theft, assault at VSU

PETERSBURG, VA (WWBT) - A suspect in a vehicle theft at Virginia State University has been arrested.

Virginia State University Police received a report of the theft at 6:30 a.m. March 16 for a vehicle that was parked in the area of Gateway Hall.

The victim said an unidentified person assaulted them and took their vehicle. The victim was treated for minor injuries.

The vehicle was located later that day in Petersburg and the suspect was arrested.

Police have not identified the suspect, but said they are facing multiple felony charges.

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