Two Arrested in Assault Near James River

Judith Johnson

Amherst Co., VA - Two people are behind bars in Amherst County, accused of beating up a 21-year-old woman along the banks of the James River.

49-year-old Norman Dudley and 48-year-old Judith Johnson, both of Buchanan, have been charged with malicious wounding. According to the Sheriff's Office, deputies were called to the scene in the Snowden area of Route 130 early Saturday morning about 4:30.

They say public safety officers took the 21 year old to the E-R for injuries and she was treated and released.