A Christiansburg man was arrested on a charge of assault and battery after an incident earlier this week, according to Blacksburg police.

The police received a complaint of a man assaulting a young woman after picking her up in his vehicle in the 1300 block of South Main Street, according to a police news release.

Herbert Wayne Walley, 62, was arrested on Wednesday, according to the release. He was taken before a magistrate and released on a $2,000 personal recognizance bond, according to the release.

Police did not give other details about the incident.

Anyone with information regarding this or similar incidents is asked to contact Blacksburg Police at 540-443-1400, or call the tip line at 540-961-1819. Tips can also be emailed to ciu@blacksburg.gov.

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Mike Gangloff covers crime, breaking news and courts in the New River Valley.

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