Man charged in robbery of woman at Hampton assisted living facility

Jesse Kevin Williams. Credit: Hampton  Police Division.
Jesse Kevin Williams. Credit: Hampton Police Division.

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — A man is facing charges in Hampton after being arrested for the robbery of a 47-year-old woman at an assisted living facility last month.

Police say Jesse Kevin Williams is charged with robbery, breaking and entering with intent to commit robbery, and one count of use of a firearm in commission of a felony for an alleged Oct. 20.

Officers were called to an assisted living facility around 8:05 p.m. Oct. 20 after receiving reports that a person had been robbed.

A 47-year-old Hampton woman at the facility told officers a man walked up to her while she was on duty, pulled out a gun and demanded her property.

This suspect reportedly fled from the area after grabbing her cellphone during a struggle.

No one was hurt during the incident.