Couple accused in beating and cutting of Newport News woman

Bobby Steward and Georgette Mceachern-Steward

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – An argument turned into a physical fight at a Newport News home and now two people are facing charges.

Officers responded to the 3400 block of Madison Avenue on August 23 around 6 p.m. for the report of an assault. The 31-year-old victim told police she got into an argument with Georgette Mceachern-Steward, Bobby Steward and several teens outside her home. She said Mceachern-Steward began punching her, then she told police the fight moved inside, where Bobby Steward and the teens assaulted her. A glass bowl broke during the fight, and the victim said Mceachern-Steward cut her with a piece of the broken glass.

Officers charged Georgette Mceachern-Steward with burglary and malicious wounding and Bobby Steward with burglary and misdemeanor assault by mob.

The investigation is ongoing.

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