On July 5 at 11:08 PM, officers responded to the Woodspring Suites located at 10910 Balls Ford Rd. in Manassas (20109) to investigate a domestic-in-progress. The investigation revealed the victim, a 36-year-old woman, and an acquaintance, identified as the accused, were involved in a verbal altercation that escalated. During the encounter, the accused struck the victim. When the victim attempted to leave the room, the accused kicked her and physically prevented her from exiting. At one point, the accused grabbed the victim’s neck. Eventually, the parties separated, and the accused left the room and went to the hotel lobby where he was detained by responding officers. The victim was transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Following the investigation, the accused, identified as Rene TSHIKUNA, was arrested.
Arrested on July 5: Rene TSHIKUNA, 50, of 44451 Wheatford Sq. in Ashburn Charged with abduction, strangulation, and assault & battery Court Date: Pending | Bond: Held WITHOUT Bond