82-year-old Newport News man arrested for 1999 sexual assault

Posted at 12:48 PM, Apr 22, 2014
and last updated 2014-04-22 13:33:52-04

Newport News, Va. – An 82-year-old Newport News man has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a minor in 1999.

According to Newport News police, in June of 2013 a 29-year-old North Wales woman reported to the Deeside Police Department a past sexual assault which occurred between July and August of 1999 when she was 14 years old.

The assault happened while she was in Newport News visiting a relative.

As a result of the investigation, Newport News resident Richard John Martin was charged with Aggravated Sexual Battery of a Child and Indecent Liberties With a Child.