Deputies have two felony assault warrants out for 30-year-old Adam White.
Deputies got the call at about 4 p.m.
But when they pulled up at Greenfield Village in the 2600 block of Ohio 101 neither the victim, the suspect nor witnesses were around.
Awhile later they met with the victim, identified as Christopher Brown, 32, at Firelands Regional Medical Center.
“I observed Christopher to have blood along the right side of his face, lips, hands and head,” an Erie County deputy’s report said. “Christopher advised he had been assaulted by Adam White … he advised that he owes Adam money for a vehicle.”
Brown told police his girlfriend dropped him off at Ventra earlier in the day. As he walked past the Norfolk Southern parking lot a man, identified as Brown, spotted him and shouted.
Brown did an about face and walked quickly toward his girlfriend’s mother’s house.
“Christopher advised that Adam looked extremely angry and thought Adam was going to kill him,” a report said.
Brown kept walking but soon after he heard squealing tires and a revving engine behind him. He turned and spotted White’s mini-van coming straight at him.
“He advised the vehicle was driven directly toward him, and its corner or side hit him in the right leg,” a report said. “He advised this caused him to fall off the roadway and into a ditch.”
Brown picked himself up and sprinted to the mobile home park but White was too fast.
“Christopher advised he was then struck in the back of the head causing him to fall forward into a vehicle,” according to a report. “Christopher advised the strike caused him to go unconscious.”
Deputies relied on a Greenfield Village woman to tell the rest of the story.
“She advised the dark-haired male was stomping, kicking and punching the red-haired male,” a report said. “(The witness) advised the dark-haired male was using all his strength while striking the other male.”
She said as the dark-haired man rained down blows he shouted about the other man owing him money, a report said.
The witness told deputies she expected the victim to have “several broken bones from the hard kicks he received.”
Hospital staff told Brown he’d suffered a concussion then gave him pain killers and strict instructions to not stay alone overnight.
White was charged with five counts of assault in 2001, according to Sandusky Municipal Court records.
Anyone with information on White’s whereabouts can contact Erie County deputies at 419-627-7668 or Sandusky police at 419-627-5863.