Former Virginia Beach Police recruit arrested

Accused of domestic assault and abduction

Photo Courtesy of Virginia Beach Sheriff's Office

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – A 33-year-old man was arrested Friday for warrants obtained by the Hampton Police Division for one count of domestic assault, abduction and battery, according to a Virginia Beach Police release.

On Friday around 3 p.m. Hampton officers were dispatched to the South Wythe area of the city in reference to a domestic assault complaint. Police investigation revealed that the victim and the suspect, Irk, got into in a verbal altercation after the suspect physically assaulted the victim, refusing to let the victim leave the home. The victim was eventually able to get out of the house and find help.

Virginia Beach Police Department served the warrants to Don Edward Irk, a former Virginia Beach Police recruit and was arrested in connection to this incident.

Irk is no longer employed with the City of Virginia Beach.

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