DALE CITY, Va. – On August 6, a 21-year-old woman was hospitalized after being assaulted multiple times and struck in the face and torso by a male friend after an argument. According to the report, the male friend left the scene but police were able to issue a warrant against him. 

Here’s the latest from Prince William police:

Malicious Wounding | Abduction – On August 6th at 8:18PM, officers responded to a residence located in the 14700 block of Endsley Turn in Woodbridge (22193) to investigate an assault. The victim, a 21 year old woman of Woodbridge, reported to police that she and the accused, a known acquaintance, were involved in a verbal altercation which escalated. During the encounter, the accused repeatedly assaulted the victim, striking her to the face and torso. The accused also took the victim’s phone and prevented her from contacting police or physically leaving the residence. The victim was eventually able to contact police and the accused fled the residence prior to officers arriving in the area. The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment. Following the investigation, officers obtained warrants against the accused.

Wanted: [Photo from August 2013]

Branden Alfonso WILLIAMS, 23, of 14716 Endsley Turn in Woodbridge

Described as a black male, 6’0”, 230lbs with a heavy build, medium complexion, long braided hair and a goatee

Wanted for abduction and malicious wounding