Sexual Assault

Court documents: Man accused of slapping Sentara Williamsburg worker's buttocks

Court documents: Man accused of slapping Sentara Williamsburg worker's buttocks

A Glen Allen man faces as much as a year behind bars after he is accused of slapping a hospital worker’s buttocks and rubbing his body against hers.

Roger Lewis Ward, 54 of Henrico County, has been charged with a single misdemeanor count of sexual battery, according to filings in York-Poquoson General District Court.

Around 5:50 p.m. Jan. 8, a York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office deputy was called to Sentara Williamsburg for a sexual assault, the court documents said. The victim said she was sexually assaulted by Ward.

The victim told the deputy that Ward had harassed her with sexually explicit remarks and taken a photograph of her and a video, according to the filings. Then...

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