Man Attacks Woman at Laundry; Drags Her Into Restroom

Derrick Larenzo Richardson, 42 of Rome, was arrested this week after reports said he attacked a woman at the Garden Lakes Laundry mat.

Police stated that Richardson grabbed an 18 year-old woman by the arm and pulled her in a bathroom where he placed his arms around her neck and pulled her down to the ground.

Police added that when they arrived he was found in possession of a black bag that contained a gun, marijuana and a grinder.

Richardson is charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, simple battery, possession of marijuana and possession of drug related objects.