12-30-2009, 05:43 PM #1
VA - Sheriffs Deputies attacked at Fauquier County, Va. Courthouse
Sheriffs Deputies Attacked At Fauquier County Courthouse
WARRENTON, Va. (WUSA) -- A suspect in a series of bank robberies, waiting for a court appearance, allegedly attacked two Fauquier County Sheriffs Deputies Wednesday afternoon. One officer was shot, and another was stabbed in the face.
It happened at 1:02 p.m. Wednesday at the Fauquier County Circuit Courthouse on Ashby Street in Warrenton. Lt. James Hartman of the Fauquier County Sheriffs' Department tells 9NEWS NOW that the suspect, identified as George Golder Phillips, was in a holding cell waiting to be taken into the courtroom when the incident occurred.
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12-30-2009, 05:52 PM #2
Inmate Injures Deputies at Courthouse
1 deputy shot, 1 deputy stabbed in Fauquier Co.
Updated: Wednesday, 30 Dec 2009, 3:56 PM EST
Published : Wednesday, 30 Dec 2009, 3:33 PM EST
WARRENTON, Va. - Authorities say an inmate shot a deputy and stabbed another in a holding cell at a northern Virginia courthouse.
Fauquier County sheriff's Lt. James Hartman says 30-year-old George Golder Phillips of Warrenton shot one deputy in the leg, and stabbed the other in the face around 1 p.m. Wednesday.
Phillips is suspected of robbing banks in the area and was taken to the Fauquier County courthouse for a hearing.
Deputy County Administrator Catherine Heritage says the deputies were taken to hospitals in stable condition.
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