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updated 9:12 PM UTC, Dec 15, 2017

Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Woman Who Came To Help Him

  • Written by Tyler Bue
  • Published in News

A 56-year-old Eau Claire man says he was sick when a woman says he sexually assaulted her.

  Investigators say Wesley Halliday set his apartment on fire, then attacked the woman who came to check on him.  The woman has a master key to the apartments in the complex.  When she came in, she says she saw Halliday burning papers.  She says he pushed her against a wall and assaulted her, before she was finally able to run away and call for help.  Halliday has apologized.  He is charged with endangering safety, sexual assault, battery and bail jumping.

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