A Weirton man has been charged with attempted murder, malicious assault, and kidnapping.
Charles William Sims Jr, 51, is accused of hitting a woman several times with a metal pipe.
Officials say Sims also made threats to kill her.
Weirton Police added that the Department’s Garrett Amman “did a fabulous job preventing that .”
The woman is currently recovering from her injuries.
Sims was indicted on the charges and will be arraigned in court on Thursday.