Eastlake man accused of beating homeless woman

Eastlake man accused of beating homeless woman

EASTLAKE, OH (WOIO) - A 53-year-old man accused of beating a homeless woman.

Anthony Johnson was arrested for felonious assault on Saturday around 6 p.m. in Eastlake.

Police say the 23-year-old homeless victim had been staying in Johnson's apartment while waiting for an apartment of her own.

Johnson asked the woman to leave, and as she gathered her belongings, Johnson is accused of punching her several times in the face and head.

Bleeding profusely, the victim fled to the parking lot. Another woman found the seriously injured victim wandering around and immediately called Eastlake Police.

19 Action News has learned Johnson has an assault charge pending for the assault of another woman.

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