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.

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