Bedford County School Board member arrested for assault
Published: Feb. 7, 2023 at 2:54 PM EST
BEDFORD COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - A member of the Bedford County School Board was arrested Monday and charged with simple assault and assault and battery.
Matthew Holbrook, 40, represents District 2 on the board.
Holbrook was released on $3500 unsecured bond the same day he was arrested. No information has been released regarding the nature of the accusation.
A similar charge in 2019 against Holbrook was dismissed.
WDBJ7 has contacted the school superintendent’s office for a statement about Holbrook’s status and was told, “Bedford County School Board or BCPS in general will not be commenting on this situation at this time.”
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