Arrest made in racially motivated hammer attack at Virginia gas station

Angela Jones

This is an incident we reported on yesterday. The suspect has been apprehended.

Angela Jones, 26, was picked up at her house in Newark, NJ by the Essex County Sheriff’s department. She has been charged with malicious wounding, assault, and property damage. They are holding her in the Essex County jail pending extradition to Caroline County, VA.

The Caroline County Sheriff’s department is also calling it a hate crime. Sheriff Lippa says hate crime charges could be added later.