Assault in Nursing Home

Laurens City Police this weekend arrested a man for allegedly entering a nursing home and committing a domestic assault inside. 22-year-old Terrance William Franklin Jr. of 55 Beech Street, Apt 8G, Clinton was charged with Domestic Violence 2nd Degree, Breach of Peace, Aggravated in Nature and with two counts of Malicious Damage.

He is accused of going into NHC on Pinehaven Street Extension Saturday and committing a domestic assault therein. Franklin is accused of striking the victim about her face, causing minor injury, and also of breaking her cell phone, preventing her from calling law enforcement. He and the victim have lived together and have a child in common. He is accused of breaking the front door of NHC Laurens and of damaging a tire and rim owned by the victim, having previously destroyed a smart phone owned by the domestic victim. Terrance William Franklin Jr. remained in custody this morning with cash or surety bonds totaling $47,000 on all his charges.