US Marshals arrest Portsmouth fugitive in Norfolk

Marquel Edwards. Credit: US Marshals

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — US Marshals arrested Marquel Edwards, without incident, in Norfolk Friday morning.

US Marshalls believed all along that he was hiding somewhere in the Hampton Roads region.

Edwards was wanted by Marshals and Portsmouth police for failing to appear on charges of robbery as well as assault and battery.

Edwards, 19, is known to frequent the 1800 block of LaSalle Avenue in Portsmouth. He is also known as Mark.