Man charged with assaulting young woman after picking her up in Blacksburg

Herbert Wayne Walley (Blacksburg Police Department)
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BLACKSBURG, Va. (WDBJ7) A man was arrested for assaulting a young woman, according to Blacksburg Police.

Police say they received a complaint that Herbert Wayne Walley, 62, of Christiansburg, assaulted the woman after picking her up in the 1300 block of South Main Street Tuesday.

Walley was arrested Wednesday and charged with assault and battery.

He was taken before a magistrate and released on a $2,000 personal recognizance bond.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Blacksburg Police at (540) 443-1400, or call the tip line at (540) 961-1819.

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