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Man Arrested After Allegedly Beating Woman for Opening His Beer


One man is behind bars after allegedly beating up a woman after she opened up his beer. 

James Behrens, 30, was arrested by Wheeling Police early Friday morning after he allegedly held that woman against her will inside a tent near the creek on 20th Street. 

Witnesses told officers Behrens became violent with the woman after she opened a bottle of his beer.

Behrens allegedly hit the woman, attempted to trap her in the tent, and tried to strangle her with a rock.

He was arrested and charged with malicious wounding and strangulation.

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