LEXINGTON, S.C. (TCD) -- A 28-year-old woman was arrested for allegedly assaulting a man with a broken liquor bottle.
According to the Lexington County Sheriff's Office, on Friday, Feb. 11, Artatyania Latasha Francis threw bottles at the victim in the 400 block of Galleon Road in Batesburg-Leesville. Francis reportedly approached the victim from behind and stabbed him with a broken alcohol bottle.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, Francis continued attacking the victim, punching and kicking him to the ground.
A passerby called authorities, the Sheriff’s Office says. The victim allegedly lost consciousness and later walked away from the scene. He was eventually transported to the hospital for treatment. According to the Sheriff’s Office, the man suffered a puncture wound and a head injury but is expected to fully heal.
According to WIS-TV, investigators conducted interviews and learned that after a dog became free from its leash, Francis allegedly got upset with the male victim.
Francis was reportedly arrested and charged with assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature. According to the Sheriff’s Office, she was eventually released from the Lexington County Detention Center after posting bond.