Ex-girlfriend fight leads to assault charges in Newport News

Posted at 12:44 PM, Jul 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-14 19:05:25-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Police in Newport News arrested two sisters after they allegedly assaulted and sprayed another woman it the face with mace earlier in July in an incident that involved a man that one of the sisters had previously dated.  

Officials said they arrested Vonda Jones, 32, and Chantay Jones, 28, for the incident that happened around 2 a.m. on July 3 in the 6000 block of Jefferson Avenue.

The woman who was allegedly assaulted by the sisters told police that she was with her boyfriend when Vonda Jones confronted them both and started assaulting her boyfriend. After attempting to stop the assault, the woman said the 32-year-old Jones then allegedly began assaulting her, which included pulling out her hair and biting her on the chest.

During all of this, police say the woman told them that Chantay Jones showed up during the assault and sprayed mace in her face.

The victim would report the assault the following day on July 4 around 9 p.m.

Both sisters were arrested on July 11.

Vonda Jones faces an assault charge, while Chantay Jones faces two counts of Malicious Injury by Acid/Explosive/Fire.