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Update: Cambridge man in custody following alleged assault

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Gregory Moore Gregory Moore GCSO

 27-year old suspect reportedly beat victim with pipe Saturday

Update:
CAMBRIDGE, Ohio -- Guernsey County authorities have arrested a suspect wanted in connection with a reported weekend assault.
According to Detective Sgt. Sam Williams, 27-year-old Gregory Moore Jr. was taken into custody following a traffic stop on Cadiz Road, near Kimbolton, on Tuesday evening. Moore, who was already wanted on a bench warrant in Guernsey County, is also a suspect in an assault reported just before midnight on Saturday.
According to reports, a female told authorities her husband had returned home from a visit to a friend's home beaten and bleeding. Sheriff's deputies spoke to the victim at Southeastern Med, where he was being treated for numerous cuts and other injuries. The victim claimed that he went Moore's Skyline Drive residence to be paid for a private contracting job the pair had performed. The victim said upon arrival Moore pulled out a pipe, threatened him and then beat him. 
Authorities obtained a search warrant and processed the suspect's home, reportedly finding enough evidence to want to bring him in for questioning.
Moore remains in custody in the Guernsey County Jail. Charges related to the alleged assault are pending.

Original:
CAMBRIDGE, Ohio -- Sheriff's Detectives in Guernsey County are looking for a 27-year-old male suspect following a reported assault this weekend.  
According to reports, authorities received a 9-1-1 call just before midnight on Saturday from a female who said her husband had returned home from a visit to a friend's home beaten and bleeding.  Cambridge Police responded to the call, found the alleged assault took place at a residence in the county and informed the the Sheriff's Office.  Deputies found the victim at Southeastern Med being treated for numerous cuts and other injuries.  The victim claimed that he went the home of 27-year-old Gregory Moore on Skyline Drive to be paid for a private contracting job the pair had performed.  The victim said upon arrival Moore pulled out a pipe, threatened him and then beat him.   
Authorities obtained a search warrant and processed the suspect's home, reportedly finding enough evidence to want to bring him in for questioning.  Moore however, remains at large.  The suspect is described as 5 foot 8 inches tall, approximately 160 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes.
Anyone with information on Moore's whereabouts is asked to call the Guernsey County Sheriff's Office at 740.439.4455.

 

Last modified on Wednesday, 13 November 2013 11:43
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