Burlington police looking for man accused of beating, choking and biting woman

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William Isacca Walker

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BURLINGTON, N.C. — Police in Burlington are looking for a man accused of beating and injuring a woman.

William Isacca Walker III, 28, allegedly showed up to the woman’s place of employment, went inside and assaulted her.

Police said it happened shortly before 12:30 a.m. Saturday at a restaurant in Burlington. The victim was walking to her car, saw him and then went back into the business and he followed her, according to police.

The suspect is accused of punching the victim, pushing her, choking her and biting her in the face. The suspect also allegedly assaulted several people who tried to help the victim.

The victim drove herself to Alamance Regional Medical Center where she was treated for injuries, according to police.

Police said Walker was last seen fleeing the area on foot, crossing University Drive towards Bonner Bridge Parkway.

Warrants have been obtained on the suspect for one count each of assault on a female, assault by strangulation and assault inflicting serious injury. Police said he has assaulted the victim before this.

Multiple other charges were obtained on the suspect in reference to the people who tried to help the victim. Those charges include simple assault, communicating threats, assault on a female, assault on a child under 12 and assault inflicting serious injury in the presence of a minor.

Police in Burlington are still looking for the suspect. Anyone with any information can call police at (336) 229-2500 or Crimestoppers at (336) 229-7100.

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