Husband, wife accused of assaulting man

Christopher Lee Goodwin (left) and Brenda Carol Goodwin (right). Photos courtesy of the Newport News Police Department.
Christopher Lee Goodwin (left) and Brenda Carol Goodwin (right). Photos courtesy of the Newport News Police Department.

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – A husband and wife are accused of assaulting a man in Newport News.

Newport News Police said officers were called to the 6100 block of Jefferson Avenue Wednesday around 3 p.m. about a past assault. The victim, a 46-year-old man, told officer he was assaulted and hit with an object by 48-year-old Christopher Lee Goodwin.

The victim was cut above his right eyebrow, police said.

Christopher Lee Goodwin’s wife, 53-year-old Brenda Carol Goodwin, was also arrested for simple assault on the same victim.

According to police, all three people had been drinking alcoholic beverages, and the incident happened in the nearby woods.

The victim was taken to Riverside Hospital.

No additional information was released.

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