Dec. 5, 2022
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA – Chesterfield County Police have arrested a man who sexually assaulted a woman on Dec. 1, 2022.
The investigation indicates that Leon Sykes Jr., 48, inappropriately touched an adult female resident at an assisted living facility in the 11200 block of West Huguenot Road in Chesterfield. Sykes, of the 1600 block of N. 35th Street in Richmond, is employed as a delivery driver and had entered the facility to make a delivery. After making a delivery to another room, the investigation indicates Sykes entered the room of the victim, who was sleeping. Sykes then inappropriately touched the victim while exposing his penis. When the victim awoke, Sykes fled. He was apprehended when he returned to the facility later in the day to make another delivery.
On Dec. 1, Sykes was arrested and charged with aggravated sexual battery, indecent exposure and unlawful entry. The investigation is ongoing and, at this point, detectives believe Sykes may have additional victims.
Police continue to investigate this incident. Anyone with information should contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251.
Photo: Leon Sykes Jr