Mahoning Sheriff’s Office probes assault on Salem woman

SALEM — Salem Police received a recent call from the Mahoning County Sheriff’s Office regarding an investigation into the assault of a Salem woman.

Detective Dave Talbert reported he was told the 42-year-old woman was found beaten in a field off of Leffingwell Road in Ellsworth, a short distance from her vehicle, and had been dragged to the spot where she was located. She was taken to St. Elizabeth Hospital for treatment.

He wasn’t releasing the woman’s name and was told she was not cooperating with investigators.