Police are currently investigating an alleged assault that happened early this morning in Warwood.
According to the Wheeling Police Department, a man and a woman were searching for a missing dog around 3:36 a.m. on the walking trail near the Warwood tennis courts. When the couple separated briefly, a caucasian man with spiked blond hair attempted to attack the woman. The woman’s husband came to help and fought the suspect off, according to police.
The case is under investigation by the detective division of the Wheeling Police Department.
Police say that both individuals got away with non-life threatening injuries.