Man arrested after reported armed robbery, attack in Lynchburg

Courtesy Lynchburg PD
Courtesy Lynchburg PD(Lynchburg PD)
Published: Nov. 21, 2020 at 7:27 PM EST
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LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ) - UPDATE: Ambruse William Formson, the suspect in this case, has been arrested without conflict, according to Lynchburg PD.

EARLIER: Lynchburg Police are looking for Ambruse William Formson, 48 of Lynchburg, after a reported armed robbery and attack Friday in the 1200 block of Fillmore Street.

Officers responded to Lynchburg General Hospital shortly after 3 p.m. after a woman showed up with lacerations and injuries to her face, saying she was attacked and robbed by a man who then ran off.

Formson is charged with breaking and entering, malicious wounding, strong arm robbery and strangulation.

Lynchburg Police say this is an isolated case, and ask anyone with helpful tips to call 911.

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