Man booked on assault and multiple warrants

Mug shot of Leon Coleman Jr. (Montgomery County Jail Photo)
Mug shot of Leon Coleman Jr. (Montgomery County Jail Photo)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — A Dayton man was booked into jail after police say he assaulted a woman.

Leon Coleman Jr., 36, was arrested on assault charges and multiple warrants.

Police were dispatched to the 1600 block of Bancroft Street around 5 p.m. Saturday.

The victim told police while she was hanging out, Coleman came into her cooler and started drinking her alcohol. An argument ensued, and the victim said Coleman punched her several times in the face.

Coleman fled toward the DeSoto Bass apartments.

Officers caught up with him and arrested him.

Police said Coleman had two warrants out of Dayton for traffic control and requiring an operator’s license. Coleman also had two warrants out of Miami County for obstruction and failure to appear. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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