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Woman in hospital, man arrested after beating
Rochester, N.Y. -- Rochester Police have arrested a man they say beat a woman and put her in the hospital.
Police say they responded to the 90 block of Chevalin Street and found a 39-year-old woman on the floor with severe trauma to her upper torso. The victim was hit with a dangerous object and was then transported to Strong Memorial Hospital. Right now, she's listed in guarded condition.
The suspect ran away from the scene, but was quickly identified as 46-year-old Courtney Wellington. He was arrested shortly after the incident. Wellington has been charged with assault in the first degree.
Investigators are still trying to figure out what led to the beating.