MANASSAS, Va. (WUSA) -- Prince William County Police arrested 23-year-old Donnell Alonte Murray after threatening a man with a knife.
On Oct. 14 at about 6:47 p.m. police responded to the 7500 block of Sage St. in Manassas for reports of an assault. The victim stated that an unknown man approached him while he was near a shopping center on Streamwalk Lane, police said.
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According to police, a verbal altercation began soon after and the suspect threatened the victim with a knife. The victim was able to run home on Sage St. but the suspect, later identified as Murray, followed and tried to break into the victim's home but was unsuccessful.
A Prince William County Police officer was able to locate Murray a short distance away and was arrested following an investigation.
Murray, of Manassas, is being charged with burglary, assault and battery. He is being held without bond.