Man arrested for domestic and police assault in Williamsburg

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (WVEC) -- A man assaulted a police officer after being arrested for domestic assault and appearing drunk in public on Tuesday.

Police responded to a hotel located on the 100 block of Visitor Center Drive in report of domestic violence involving an intoxicated man.

Andrew Leroy Duke, 47, of Chesterfield, Missouri was intoxicated and was arrested for appearing drunk in public.

The victim told police she was arguing with Duke before he assaulted her.

Police transported Duke to the Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail. When they arrived at the jail Duke was agitated and struck one of the officers in the chest.

The officer was not injured.

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