Man in alleged Kettering assault is arraigned, victim released from hospital

(WDTN Photo/Mike Burianek)
(WDTN Photo/Mike Burianek)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – The man accused of breaking into a woman’s home and assaulting her is arraigned Friday.

Wesley Gates (Montgomery County Jail).
Wesley Gates (Montgomery County Jail).

Wesley Gates was arrested for the accused assault one day after he was released from prison. He served nearly a year for domestic violence, assault and escape.

Gates is accused of breaking into a home with a gun in the area of Endover Road and Lanbury Drive and assaulting a woman inside the home. Jung said another woman in the house at the time grabbed what police believe was a baseball bat and hit Gates, causing Gates to run from the home.

READ MORE: Police: Man who broke into home, assaulted homeowner in custody

He was found a block away hiding in some bushes. Gates was arrested and taken to the hospital. Police say they found the weapon Gates had with him Wednesday afternoon.

While police searched for Gates, a Code Red alert was sent to residents and schools in the area. The schools were placed on lockdown and residents were warned to stay inside and keep their eyes open for the suspect.

The victim in the assault was released from the hospital Friday and is expected to recover.

 

WDTN.com 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.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s