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Suspect arrested for Newport News rape, Hampton robbery and abduction

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Posted at 4:42 PM, Nov 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-02 17:15:10-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – A man was arrested Monday for his involvement in a Newport News rape incident and a Hampton robbery and abduction incident.

Vincent Irvin Moore

Vincent Irvin Moore, 54, of Newport News, was taken into custody and charged with one count of abduction: to gain pecuniary benefit (extortion); one count of abduction: by force, intimidation or deception; two counts of rape: intercourse by force/threat/intimidation; one count of sodomy: by force or victim helplessness and one count of probation: violation on felony offense.

On October 16 at approximately 4:06 p.m., police responded to the 10000 block of Warwick Boulevard in reference to an assault. The victim, a 29-year-old Hampton woman, said she was raped in the suspect’s van in the area of the 9000 block of Warwick Boulevard. She escaped from the van and ran to the 7-Eleven in the 10000 block of Warwick Boulevard, where she called the police before being taken to a local hospital.

The Hampton Police Division charged Moore with one count of abduction and one count of robbery in connection to an incident that took place on July 21.

At 2 p.m. on the day of the incident, dispatchers received a call of an abduction and robbery that took place in the parking lot of the Farm Fresh in the first block of Town Center Way.

A 28-year-old Hampton woman said she was sitting in her vehicle when Moore approached and entered her vehicle. He demanded that the victim drive and at some point demanded money from her before having her drop him off at an unknown location.