Waynesboro woman arrested for baseball bat attack on teen daughter

Walker, Yolanda DeniseThe Waynesboro Police Department arrested a city woman for assaulting her 17-year-old daughter with an aluminum bat earlier today.

Officers charged Yolanda Denise Walker, 34 years old, with one felony count of Malicious Wounding.  At approximately 10:15 a.m, officers responded to an apartment in the 900 block of Shenandoah Avenue for a call of a physical fight involving three women; one of them armed with a bat.

When they arrived, officers found the juvenile victim outside the apartment suffering from a large contusion to her head from being struck by her mother.  She claimed she had been struck several other times on her body as well.  The Waynesboro First Aid Crew transported the victim to Augusta Health Emergency Department.

The other woman present, described as another adult family member, had been struck but did not require medical attention.

Walker is being held without bond at Middle River Regional Jail.


uva basketball team of destiny
Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship, by Jerry Ratcliffe and Chris Graham, is now available at a special pre-sale discounted price of $20. The book is expected to ship by May 15, 2019, and expected to retail for $25.
Pre-order for $20: click here.

The book, with additional reporting by Scott Ratcliffe and Zach Pereles, will take you from the aftermath of the stunning first-round loss to UMBC in 2018, and how coach Tony Bennett and his team used that loss as the source of strength, through to the ACC regular-season championship, the run to the Final Four, and the thrilling overtime win over Texas Tech to win the 2019 national title, the first in school history.
augusta free press

Shop Google


%d bloggers like this: