Portsmouth man wanted on attempted murder, sexual assault charges

The search is on for a man accused of attempted murder, sexual assault and crimes against a child

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WVEC) -- Portsmouth Police Department Special Victims Unit is searching for 38-year-old Steven Holmes. 

Holmes is charged with several felonies, including attempted murder, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, abduction, forcible sodomy, aggravated sexual battery and indecent liberties with a minor by a custodian. 

The charges stem from an incident on November 22, when officers were called out to the 3100 block of Reese Drive for a domestic dispute around 7 a.m.. 

Holmes is described as a black male, 5'8" tall and weighs 178 pounds. Police say he has black hair and brown eyes. 

If you have seen Steven M. Holmes or know his whereabouts, detectives are asking you to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP℠ (1-888-562-5887).  

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