By Olivia Anderson | [email protected]
The Alexandria Police Department arrested Tonio Richardson, 30, of Alexandria, on Sept. 9 in the West End for sexual battery, simple assault and public intoxication, according to a news release.
APD officers responded to reports of disorderly conduct in the 300 block of South Reynolds Street at approximately 5:35 p.m. on Sept. 9. Officers learned that the suspect had allegedly committed sexual battery on a female victim and was following other women in the area, according to the release. APD found the suspect, who was later identified as Richardson, not far from South Reynolds Street.
Upon locating Richardson, who appeared to be intoxicated, officers took him into custody. The victim positively identified Richardson immediately, according to the release.