Arrest made in assault of man with transmission fluid

Police have arrested a man in connection with a bizarre assault on Airport Highway earlier this month.

Authorities says Shanah A. Newsome, 32, played a roled in the attack on Thomas R. Moore, III.

Moore was found lying in the street in front of 2556 Airport Highway, near Westwood, around 2:15 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 11. He had cuts and bruises on his head, arms and knees, according to police. He also had some sort of liquid substance on his head and body. Police believe the substance to be transmission fluid.

Newsome is being held in the Lucas County Jail. Police say they expect to make more arrests in the case.

Moore is recovering from his injuries.