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Three Arrested in Attack on Couple

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Huntington Police have arrested a man, woman and juvenile in connection with an attack on two people in Huntington Thursday afternoon.

The incident happened in the 1300-block of Madison Avenue about 12:30 p.m.Thursday

Police say the victims, a husband and wife, were walking in an alley when they were attacked.

According to police, the female suspect punched and kicked the woman in the face.

At the same time the male suspect and the male juvenile, one armed with a baseball bat, chased the man to a convenience store parking lot, where he was punched and hit several times with the bat.

Both people were treated for minor injuries.

Eric Adkins, 37, of Huntington, Amanda Thompson, 32, of Huntington and a 14-year-old juvenile were each charged with unlawful assault.

Police say the attack was the result of an ongoing dispute among the people.


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