Stories of interest to readers in Prince William County

that appeared Dec. 16 to 22 in The Washington Post

Police say alleged cable man assaulted girl in Woodbridge

Police said a man posing as a cable provider sexually assaulted a Woodbridge girl, 15, at knifepoint. When she began to scream and resist, he fled the residence.

Marshall’s bill would order schools to arm teachers

Del. Robert G. Marshall (R-Prince William) is proposing a bill that would require some teachers or other school staff members to carry concealed weapons in schools. Marshall would not only allow staff members with concealed handgun permits to carry them in schools, but require school districts to designate some staff members to do so. Those employees would have to be certified in gun safety and competence, he said.