CNU provost charged with assault

Posted at 4:29 PM, Aug 09, 2012
and last updated 2012-08-09 16:29:15-04

Christopher Newport University’s provost has been charged with assault.

Newport News police arrested and charged 55-year-old Mark Padilla for physically assaulting his wife at their home on Shoe Lane last month.

Padilla serves as the chief academic officer at CNU.

University officials have not issued a response at this time.

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