Abduction and Sexual Assault Investigated in Guernsey County

by Josh Overholser on February 29, 2016 at 4:29 am

The Guernsey County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the abduction and sexual assault of an adult female from the Dallas Pike, West Virginia area.

It happened in the afternoon hours on Sunday, February 21st.  The sheriff’s office says the female victim believes she was drugged but does recall speaking with a "homeless male" along the road on Dallas Pike and providing him money.

The female victim was later found in a rural area of Guernsey County where she had been savagely beaten and sexually assaulted. 

The sketch of the suspect was made with the assistance of the victim in this case.

Anyone with information concerning this case or the identity of the person depicted in the sketch is asked to contact the Guernsey County Sheriff’s Office at (740) 439-4455.