Yorktown man wanted for assault

Posted at 11:09 AM, Apr 14, 2015
and last updated 2015-04-14 11:09:54-04

Newport News, Va. – Newport News police are searching for a man wanted for gun related charges, according to the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office.

Willie B. Rose, III is wanted by Newport News police for Point/Brandish a Firearm, and Simple Assault. Police also need to serve an active Emergency Protective Order on him, they say.

Rose is described to be a 23-year-old black male, 5’6”, and 250 pounds. He was last known to live in the 100 block of Barn Swallow Ridge. He frequently walks up and down Rt.17 near Cooke Road, officials say.

If anyone sees this suspect or knows where he is, please call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or the FB Tip Line at 757 890-4999.