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Terrance Lemartre Wright, mugshot from 2016.

Police and the U.S. Marshals Service on Monday announced a $2,000 reward leading to the arrest of a Dale City man wanted for beating, strangling and threatening to kill a Woodbridge woman.

Last week, police were called to the Bayvue Apartments at 1300 block of Bayside Ave. in Woodbridge to investigate threatening messages a 44-year-old woman who lives there received on May 28.

Officers determined the victim was assaulted two days before when the suspect struck her with a glass bottle during an argument, said Prince William County police Master Officer Renee Carr. The man also grabbed the victim’s throat before striking and kicking her several times, Carr said.

Then on May 28, the suspect sent the victim messages threatening to kill her and her family, Carr said.

The victim suffered injuries in the assault. Police also learned that the suspect had tried to break into the victim's apartment on May 10, Carr said. He did not get inside.

Police obtained arrest warrants charging Terrance Lemartre Wright, 41, of Headrick Lane in Dale City with strangulation, malicious wounding, threats by electronic means, and attempted burglary, Carr said.

In partnership with the U.S. Marshals Service, a $2,000 reward has been offered for any information leading to Wright's arrest.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Prince William County Police Department tipline at 703-792-7000 or submit a webtip to: pwcva.gov/policetip.

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(2) comments

Brad London

The culture of violence continues...

Paul Benedict

Oh my, they are using a mugshot from 2016. That tells you a lot right there. And, how stupid do you have to be to text threats to kill someone?

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