Arrest made in sexual assault near VCU

Arrest made in sexual assault near VCU
Arrest photo of Jermon J. Givens (Source: VCU Police Department)

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - VCU police have made an arrest in a sexual assault that occurred early Thursday morning.

Police received report of a sexual assault on Thursday morning at 1:48 a.m.

The survivor told police they fell asleep on a bench in the 400 block of North 12th Street and awoke while being sexually assaulted by an unknown man, who fled the scene on foot.

The unknown man has been identified as 42-year-old Jermon J, Givens, 42, of Richmond. He has been charged with aggravated sexual battery.

VCU police continue their investigation into the incident.

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