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Man arrested for assault, robbery and hit and run in Suffolk

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Posted at 5:41 PM, Feb 23, 2015
and last updated 2015-02-24 06:20:03-05

Suffolk, Va. – A man was arrested on charges of robbery, assault and a hit and run early Saturday afternoon.

According to Suffolk City spokeswoman Diana Klink, around 3:15 a.m. a police officer responded to a suspicious persons call on Mt. Horeb St.

Upon arrival, the officer met a man who said during an argument with his boyfriend he was allegedly assaulted, his wallet was taken and that his vehicle was hit with another car while moving.

Officers obtained warrants for the arrest of 28-year-old James Donyell Gotti Saturday evening. Gotti was charged with robbery, hit and run property damage, and assault and battery of a family or household member.

No further details have been released.