Police: Man arrested for assaulting elderly father

Andrew Fitzgerald Ashe (Photo courtesy Suffolk Police Department).

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A Suffolk man was arrested Saturday after police say he assaulted his elderly father.

Andrew Fitzgerald Ashe, 50, was charged with felonious assault, according to Suffolk Police Department spokesman Tim Kelley.

Police say Ashe assaulted his 81-year-old father last Wednesday, causing serious, but not life-threatening injuries. As of Monday, Kelley said the victim remained hospitalized, due to complications with other medical issues.

Kelleys said no weapon was used during the assault. He said the felony charge is a result of the nature of the injuries the victim suffered.

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