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Fugitive of the Week accused of beating pregnant girlfriend

12:00 AM, Jan 8, 2013   |    comments
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CLEVELAND -- The Fugitive of the Week is accused of beating his pregnant girlfriend with his fists and a pair of pliers and is likely hiding in the Maple Heights or Cleveland areas.

The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force is offering a reward for information which would lead to the capture of fugitive Christopher Johnson.

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Johnson is wanted by the U.S. Marshals and Cleveland Police for domestic violence after a brutal attack against his pregnant girlfriend.

It is alleged that, back in the middle of August, Johnson attacked his girlfriend, beating her in the face with his fist and then retrieving a large pair of pliers and continuing the assault.

When the girlfriend tried to run away, she was slammed into the wall and thrown to the floor.

Johnson ran from the scene after the police arrived.

Johnson, 21, stands approximately 6 feet tall and weighs 190 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

Johnson is believed to be hiding somewhere in the Cleveland area.

He also had a previous address near the 15200 block of Maple Park Drive in Maple Heights.

If you have any information in reference to Christopher Johnson, please contact the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at 1-866-4WANTED or Text keyword WANTED and tip to 847411 (tip411).

Tipsters can remain anonymous and reward money is available.

WKYC-TV

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