By Joe Bachman
A suspect has been named after allegedly binding and assaulting a victim during a robbery Tuesday night.
According to a news release, a 48-year-old man reported that he was bound and physically assaulted at his residence on the 3900 block of Leonard Rd. in the Town of Seneca.
The investigation revealed that the man invited two acquaintances to his home that night. After some time, the two men bound the victim and physically assaulted him. The two men then took some items from the residence and left the scene. The victim was taken to the hospital for treatment of his injuries.
According to investigators, evidence shows the suspects to be from the Milwaukee area. One possible suspect has been identified as 43-year-old Kendrick Christopher Gatlin. The other suspect is a Hispanic man simply known the victim as “Emilio”.
The investigation is still ongoing. If you have any information on the whereabouts of Kendrick Gatlin, please contact the Wood County Sheriff’s Department at 715-421-8700.