Domestic Assault Alleged

Laurens City Police Officer Logan Kanipe and Sgt. Michael Gainey responded to a report of a fight on Spring Street at 10:32 last night. They observed a woman who said during an argument with her boyfriend he had struck her eye and on the back of her head. Officers reported observing a cut above her left eye that was bleeding. They placed the boyfriend in investigative detention and spoke with him also. Officer Kanipe then issued a ticket charging 34-year-old Joshua Tobaris Hill of 123 Spring Street, Laurens with Criminal Domestic Violence. Mr. Hill was placed in the Johnson Detention Center, where he was being held overnight, pending arraignment today.