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Newport News man arrested in Suffolk for indecent liberties with a child

Terrance Jerome Patrick faces 30 charges for allegedly sexually assaulting a girl in Suffolk. Police said the crimes started in 2008.

SUFFOLK, Va. — A Newport News man was arrested in Suffolk and faces 30 different charges after allegedly sexually assaulting a girl.

Suffolk police said 41-year-old Terrance Jerome Patrick was arrested on January 16 and faces the following list of charges:

  • Forcible Sodomy –Victim Under Age 13 (6 counts)
  • Taking Indecent Liberties with Child Under Age 15 (12 counts)
  • Aggravated Sexual Battery Victim Under 13 Years (6 counts)
  • Cruelty and Injuries to Children (6 counts)

Suffolk police said the charges stem from alleged incidents that took place in Suffolk involving a girl that Patrick knew. The crimes allegedly started in September of 2008.

Credit: Suffolk Police Department
Terrance Jerome Patrick

Police said the investigation remains ongoing into this case. There may be additional charges in the future. 

Patrick is currently being held at Western Tidewater Regional Jail without bond.

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