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Rochester man charged with assaulting woman

Created: 10/07/2013 12:10 PM WHEC.com

A Rochester man is facing charges after police say he assaulted a woman, leaving her with serious injuries.

Courtney Wellington, 46, of Rochester, is charged with first-degree assault.

Police were called to a home on Chevalin Street just after midnight Monday for a suspicious condition. When they arrived, they found a 39-year-old woman on the floor with severe trauma to her upper body. Police say Wellington hit the woman with a dangerous instrument and then fled the scene. The woman was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital where she is listed in guarded condition. 

Wellington was taken into custody a short time later. Police are calling this a domestic  incident.



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