Charleston police seeking Corey Rivers on assault charge

Charleston police are searching for Corey Rivers, 35 of North Romney Street. Rivers is accused of beating a man with a 2-by-4-inch piece of wood on June 11, police said.

Osborne, David

Police officers are searching for a Charleston man accused of beating a man with a 2-by-4-inch piece of wood.

The beaten man was struck multiple times and required stitches following the June 11 incident, police said.

Corey Rivers, 35 of North Romney Street, is wanted on a second-degree assault and battery charge, police said.

Anyone with information on Rivers can call Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.