Suffolk man charged with assaulting and restraining woman

John Sidney Battle IV (Photo: Suffolk police)

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A Suffolk man was arrested for allegedly assaulting and restraining a woman Thursday.

Shortly after 11 p.m., an officer responded to a home in the 500 block of Eola Avenue for a domestic disturbance. Officers responded and talked to a woman, who said she was physically assaulted, restrained against her will so that she couldn’t leave and had her cell phone taken so she couldn’t contact police.

29-year-old John Sidney Battle IV was charged with abduction and kidnapping, strangle another causing wounding or injury, assault and battery of a family member and unlawful use or injury to telephone in connection to the incident.