Virginia Officer Assaulted During Traffic Stop; 2 People at Large

The driver is in police custody

An officer in Prince William County, Virginia, was taken to a hospital after being assaulted during a traffic stop.

The assault happened near the intersection of Princess Anne Lane and West Longview Drive in Woodbridge, Virginia, police said. They said the Prince William County officer pulled over a driver, who assaulted the police officer during the stop.

Other officers responded and took the driver into custody. Two other people who were in the car at the time ran away and are still being sought.

Officials said the officer suffered non-serious injuries but was taken to the hospital as a precaution.

Contact Us