Off-duty firefighter helps battery victim - WQOW TV: Eau Claire, WI NEWS18 News, Weather, and Sports

Off-duty firefighter helps battery victim

Posted:

MADISON (WKOW) -- Police search for a suspect after a battery. An off-duty firefighter helps the female battery victim.

The incident happened on the 100 block of East Johnson Street about 3:00 a.m. on Saturday.

The female victim was walking home when she was grabbed from behind by the suspect. The victim fell to the ground and the suspect started beating her in the face and head.

An off-duty firefighter saw the attack and came to her rescue. The firefighter punched the suspect in the face and he then ran off. The female victim sustained several lacerations to the back of her hand.

Madison police say they're looking for a white male, in his late 20's to early 30's. Police say the suspect has blonde hair and weighs 200 pounds. The suspect was wearing a dark hoodie or coat and a red flannel shirt underneath.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WQOW. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's pubic inspection file should contact Director of Station Operations Lisa Patrow at 715-852-5920. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.