Newport News man charged in assault

Published 2:21 pm Tuesday, January 21, 2020

A Newport News man is charged with 30 charges involving the alleged sexual assault of a female juvenile, according to a Suffolk press release.

Terrance Jerome Patrick, 41, was arrested on Jan. 16 following indictment on charges including forcible sodomy of victim under 13 (six counts); taking indecent liberties with child under 15 (12 counts); aggravated sexual battery of victim under 13 (six counts); and cruelty and injuries to children (six counts).

The charges are related to alleged incidents involving a juvenile female that was known to Patrick that occurred in Suffolk beginning in September 2008, the press release stated.

The investigation remains ongoing, and additional charges may be forthcoming. Patrick is being held at Western Tidewater Regional Jail without bond.