Man arrested after attacking victim with a broom in grocery store

Virginia

WOODBRIDGE, Va. (WDVM) — A Woodbridge man was arrested after pulling a knife on a man inside a Food Lion and then beating him with a broom.

Dawayntay Giles was arrested by the Prince William County Police Department on Wednesday and was charged with malicious wounding, assault and battery.

Authorities said Giles allegedly started a verbal altercation with a man inside the store and proceeded to strike him multiple times, brandish a knife, then grabbed a nearby broom and continued to strike him.

The victim reported minor injuries after the incident.

Giles is set to appear in court on Sept. 14.

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