Patsy's Diner

Patsy's Diner (June 16, 2014)

NEW KENT – An employee at Patsy's Diner was assaulted last week.

According to witnesses, on June 9, Charles Edward Laxton, III, 33, of Lanexa, forcefully entered Patsy's Diner without permission and assaulted an employee.

The New Kent Sheriff's Office responded to the report of a domestic disturbance at the diner, located on Pocahontas Trail in Lanexa.

When officers arrived at Patsy's, Laxton had left the scene.

The sheriff's office obtained warrants on Laxton for burglary during the daytime and assault. Laxton was arrested on June 10 on these warrants and held without bond.

He appeared in New Kent General District court on June 10 at 2 p.m., where his case was continued until Aug. 5 at 1:30 p.m.

Martin can be reached by phone at 804-885-0040.