‘Armed and dangerous’ suspect wanted by York authorities now in custody

Richard Alvin Massengill. Credit: York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office

YORK COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — York County authorities say an “armed and dangerous” man who was wanted on numerous charges is now in custody.

Richard Alvin Massengill. Credit: York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office

Richard Alvin Massengill was wanted for several counts of abduction and strangulation as well as several counts of assault and battery, contributing to the delinquency of a minor and brandishing a firearm.

The sheriff’s office said Massengill was arrested in another state, but did not provide further details on the case.