Man surrenders to Burlington police after allegedly attacking ex-wife

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William Walker III

BURLINGTON, N.C. — A man accused of attacking and choking his ex-wife outside of her job surrendered at the Burlington Police Department late Thursday night.

William Walker III, 28, was charged with assault inflicting serious injury among several other charges.

Walker approached his ex-wife when she was leaving work at McDonald’s last Saturday, according to police.

When she saw him the woman ran back inside but police said Walker followed her.

When she refused to talk to him, police said he punched her, choked her, bit her on the face and assaulted people who tried to help her.

After the assault the woman drove herself to the hospital for treatment.

Walker is set to appear in court Saturday.