UPDATE: Wanted man arrested after woman suffers severe injuries in Bedford County

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BEDFORD COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ7) -- UPDATE:

According to the Bedford County Sheriff's Office, Wesley Dudley was arrested early Friday morning in Lynchburg.

Dudley was wanted for aggravated malicious wounding, abduction, strangulation and destroying phone lines after a women claims he assaulted and strangled her on Wednesday.

ORIGINAL STORY:

The Bedford County Sheriff's Office is searching for a wanted man after a woman suffered severe injuries to the face Wednesday.

The sheriff's office received a call from the Bedford Memorial Hospital stating that a woman was being treated for severe injuries to her face.

The woman claims that Wesley Dudley assaulted and strangled her.

Deputies say they obtained arrest warrants for Dudley for aggravated malicious wounding, abduction, strangulation and destroying phone lines.

Anyone with information on Dudley's whereabouts is asked to call the Bedford County Sheriff's Office at 540-586-7827.