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