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Women attacked at West End Starbucks

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Posted at 11:13 AM, Jul 16, 2014
and last updated 2014-07-16 11:13:50-04

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. – Police arrested a Henrico man accused of assaulting two women at a West End Starbucks. Police were called to the Starbucks near Innsbrook about 5:23 a.m. Monday after the women reported the suspicious man. The women were Starbucks employees opening the coffee shop at the time of the attack.

“The male ran into the business and assaulted two adult female employees,” a Henrico Police spokeswoman confirmed via email. “The male then kicked an officer.”

Worku Asfaw Woldemariam (PHOTO: Henrico Police)

Worku Asfaw Woldemariam (PHOTO: Henrico Police)

The women suffered injuries to the face and head.

One of the woman was taken to VCU Medical Center with what police described as non-life threatening injuries.

Worku Asfaw Woldemariam, 30, of East Parham Road, was arrested and charged with Assaulting a Police Officer, Misdemeanor Assault and Malicious Wounding.

Nothing was taken from the store, police said.