WJTV News Channel 12 - Police Believe Man May Have Used Toilet Lid to Attack Woman

Police Believe Man May Have Used Toilet Lid to Attack Woman

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Vicksburg, MS -

A woman is recovering and a man is in custody after an attack at a motel. Police say the suspect may have used a toilet lid as his weapon during the incident. It happened early Friday morning at Relax Inn on Walnut Street in Vicksburg. Police say Darius Wade,44 walked into police headquarters this morning claiming he had been robbed at the motel. At the same time, dispatch got a 911 call about a woman who had been assaulted at Relax Inn. Officers found the woman with a broken arm and several cuts on her head. They believe Wade beat her with the toilet lid that was found lying on the bed. Wade was arrested for aggravated assault and drug possession after police say they found crack on him. The woman was taken to River Region Medical Center where she is recovering.

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