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Matthew Mark Simpson arrested and charged with abduction and domestic assault in Manassas

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Matthew Mark Simpson, 27, of Manassas was arrested and charged with abduction, brandishing and domestic assault & battery, police said.

MANASSAS, Va. (WUSA9) -- A man tied up a woman and threatened her with a shotgun near Manassas on Tuesday morning, police said. 

It happened in the 10800 clock of Buttercup Place, when police responded to a domestic violence call at around 7:15 a.m.

"The victim, a 26 year old woman of Manassas, reported to police that she and the accused, a known acquaintance, were involved in a verbal altercation which escalated. During the encounter the accused brandished a shotgun and assaulted the victim. The victim attempted to leave the home multiple times but was stopped by the accused. At one point the accused tied up the victim's hands," police said in a news release. 

Matthew Mark Simpson, 27, of Manassas was arrested and charged with abduction, brandishing and domestic assault & battery, police said.

Simpson is in jail. The bond and court date were not available at the time of this report. 

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