Man arrested after grabbing woman’s rear at RIR

Thomas Francis Wainscott (PHOTO: Henrico County)

Thomas Francis Wainscott (PHOTO: Henrico County)

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) – A Ruther Glen man was arrested outside Richmond International Raceway Saturday after he grabbed a woman’s rear and punched a man in the face, according to Henrico Police.

Thomas Francis Wainscott, 30, was charged with sexual battery and misdemeanor assault after his arrest. Police said Wainscott did not know the woman he grabbed.

The incident about 4 p.m. in Parking Lot D before Saturday’s TOYOTA OWNERS 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race.

“A friend of the female tried to intervene and Wainscott hit him in the face,” Henrico Police said about the incident.