Suspect in sweeper hose beating under arrest

WesleyTigner, 33, of 618 Hickory Hill Drive in Dayton, is wanted for felonious assault and aggravated burglary. (Photo/Clark Co. Jail)

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (WDTN) – The man accused of beating a woman with a sweeper hose is now under arrest.

Police caught up with Wesley Tigner, 33, Monday night in Dayton.

Deputies have been searching for him since the April 10 attack on Gerlaugh Road.

The woman told deputies at the time that a man broke into her home and beat her with various objects.

He faces charges of felonious assault and aggravated burglary. He is being held in the Clark County Jail. 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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