A Spotsylvania County man was arrested after the report of a sexual assault at the city maintenance building on Tyler Street in Fredericksburg last month.
Police say the victim was not injured and knew the suspect. Fifty-nine-year-old Zolly Hawthorne was charged with misdemeanor sexual battery and released by the magistrate on his own recognizance. Hawthorne is an employee of the Fredericksburg Department of Public Works.
Anyone with information concerning this case or similar incidents should contact the Fredericksburg Police Department.