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Lynchburg man arrested for malicious wounding in connection to armed robbery

Ambruse William Formson
Ambruse William Formson (Lynchburg Police)

LYNCHBURG, Va.UPDATE

The Lynchburg Police Department arrested Ambruse William Formson in connection to an armed robbery that happened Friday afternoon.

Formson was taken into custody without incident.

According to authorities, he is charged with breaking and entering, malicious wounding and strong arm robbery.

This remains an ongoing investigation.


ORIGINAL STORY

The Lynchburg Police Department is searching for a suspect after an armed robbery and malicious wounding that happened Friday afternoon.

At 3:06 p.m., police said they responded to the Lynchburg General Hospital after a woman arrived with lacerations and injuries to her face. She reported that she was attacked by a man who robbed her and left on foot.

According to authorities, the suspect is 48-year-old Ambruse William Formson, of Lynchburg.

Police said he is wanted and charged with breaking and entering, malicious wounding and strong arm robbery.

This is an ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Det. Davis at 434-455-6166.


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