Man charged with sexual battery

Howard Clayton Jones

Front Royal police have charged a Flint Hill man with sexual battery after police accused him of inappropriately touching a female employee at the Tobacco Outlet.

The defendant, Howard Clayton Jones, was a customer at the business at the time of the incident on Nov. 16, police say. Jones was subsequently arrested.

Anyone with further information is asked to contact Detective Landin J. Waller at 636-2208 or by email at lwaller@frontroyalva.com.