(Photo: Greensburg Daily News)GREENSBURG – A 27-year-old man is accused of assaulting a woman and young child inside of a Greensburg hotel room.Greensburg Daily News reports Bryce D. Wesseler was charged Friday with felony domestic battery, criminal confinement and battery on a child.Police say they picked up Wesseler after he left the Quality Inn & Suites in Greensburg around 8:30 p.m. Thursday.The female victim told investigating officers that she went into the hotel bathroom to gather personal belongings and he wouldn’t let her leave, leading to a verbal argument.It eventually turned physical when she expressed desire to leave the hotel room.Wesseler allegedly threw her on the floor and used his hand to muffle her cries for help, police said.A 4-year-old child was trying to help the woman when Wesseler shoved the adolescent into a wall.The child, who suffered swelling and redness in the forehead, told a hotel employee, “he [Wesseler] is always mean to us,” the newspaper reports.A guest at the hotel overheard the incident and told an employee. The hotel worker said she got to the room and saw a naked man on top of a woman allegedly holding her down and choking her. The employee then called police.Wesseler left the hotel wearing only a pair of jeans and was later found and arrested by police.He had scratches on his head from the altercation but did not seek treatment. According to the newspaper, he was breathalyzed and registered .10 percent.A trial date has been set for late January and court documents reveal Wesseler is not allowed to have contact with the victims in the case.
MILO schools football action will resume today and tomorrow at the Ministry of Education ground in the Milo/Ministry of Public Health-sponsored U-18 football tournament.In the first of the three games carded for today, St Rose’s High will take on St Winefride’s Secondary from 11:00hrs while the Bishops’ go toe-to-toe with Houston Secondary from 12:30hrs.North Ruimveldt will oppose Freeburg in the final game of the afternoon from 14:00hrs.On Sunday from 11:00hrs, the action will pit Kingston Secondary against St Mary’s while Tucville Secondary will challenge Charlestown Secondary from 12:30hrs.Lodge Secondary will meet East Ruimveldt Secondary in game three of the day from 14:00hrs while Morgan’s Learning Centre will clash with St John’s College.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) will today unveil the new jersey of Nigeria’s national football teams, which will also serve as the official jersey of the Super Eagles at the 20th FIFA World Cup finals taking place in Brazil this summer.The Super Eagles are to wear the new jersey at next week’s international friendly against Mexico in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.The new design produced by Adidas, the official kit supplier of the national teams and the leading kit manufacturers in the world, is already raising eyebrow because of the lemon green used instead of the traditional leaf green associated with Nigeria. Minister of Sports and Chairman, National Sports Commission, Alhaji Bolaji Abdullahi will be special guest of honour at the event slated for the front area of the Sunday Dankaro Football House, Package B of the National Stadium Complex, Abuja, from 10am.Also invited are Director General of the National Sports Commission (NSC), Hon. Gbenga Elegbeleye, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Sports, Senator Adamu Gumba, Chairman of the House of Representatives’ Committee on Sports, Hon. Godfrey Gaiya, Chairman of the League Management Company, Hon. Nduka Irabor, President-General of Nigeria Football Supporters Club, Dr. Rafiu Oladipo and a number of prominent football figures.NFF President, Alhaji Aminu Maigari, will have the compliment of members of his executive committee, as well as NFF management led by General Secretary, Musa Amadu.Assistant Coach of Super Eagles, Daniel Amokachi, will represent Head Coach, Stephen Keshi, who is already in the United States preparatory to next Wednesday’s friendly against Mexico in Atlanta. “There is a uniqueness about the new jersey that Nigerians will love. The design is a top-of-the-range thing specially for the FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014,” Amadu said yesterday.Super Eagles’ players, goalkeeper Chigozie Agbim, midfielder Abdullahi Shehu and striker Ejike Uzoenyi will showcase the new wears at the occasion.