Assault Before Children

Clinton Police arrested a man following an alleged domestic assault Tuesday. 27-year-old Tommy Richard Brown Jr. of the 300 block on Calhoun Street, Laurens is charged with 2nd Degree Domestic Violence. He is accused of striking a woman in the right eye with a closed fist causing redness and swelling, and of kicking her in the right leg. This reportedly occurred in the presence of her two children Tuesday on Moon Lane, Clinton. Tommy Richard Brown Jr. has been released from the Johnson Detention Center on posting a $2,500 cash or surety bond.