Man accused of assaulting, threatening to kill woman in Newport News

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A Newport News man is being accused of assaulting and threatening to kill a woman overnight on Monday.

Newport News police said officers were called to a home in the 300 block of Hickory Point Boulevard just before 12:30 a.m. for a reported domestic assault.

Police said a 20-year-old woman told officers the father of her baby, 23-year-old Brendon White, assaulted her, pulled out a gun and threatened to kill her. 

While officers were on scene, White returned to the home and was arrested.

Police charged White with abduction by force, intimidation or deception, strangulation, brandishing a firearm, assault and battery – simple, unlawful damage and unlawful use of, or injury to, telephone and telegraph lines; copying or obstructing messages.

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