NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Officers arrested a man suspected of attacking a 73-year-old man at an assistant living facility in Newport News over the weekend.
Newport News Police said 41-year-old Wayne Lee Byrum was taken into custody at a Walgreens on Jefferson Avenue after a resident of Hilton Plaza, Inc. reported being injured on Sunday, April 28.
Police said the 73-year-old’s injuries were not life-threatening. Byrum reportedly ran away from Hilton Plaza after the alleged incident.
Police charged him with malicious wounding.