A nude man who attacked two deputies is in jail

FAYETTEVILLE, WV (WOAY) – A Fayetteville man is in jail after destroying property early this morning.

Sheriff Mike Fridley says, in the early morning hours Fayette County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a residence off of Gatewood Road about a destruction of property complaint. While on the scene,  the Deputies were updated that two other homes nearby have received damage and that the suspect was still in the area.

The Deputies then established contact with the subject, who was nude and shouting profanities. He attacked the Deputies, but they were able to create control.

Jakob E. Cox of Fayetteville, was arrested and charged with Indecent Exposure,  Felony Destruction of Property, Assault and two counts of Battery on Law Enforcement Officer.  He will now await court proceedings.

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