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Deputies: Wife defends herself with angel during fight with husband

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Richard Keith (Source: Spartanburg Co. Sheriff's Office) Richard Keith (Source: Spartanburg Co. Sheriff's Office)
SPARTANBURG, SC (FOX Carolina) -

During a fight, deputies said a Woodruff man grabbed his wife and tried to push her, but she was able to help defend herself with the help of an angel.

According to a Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office report, deputies were called to the couple's home on Tuesday about the fight.

The wife said when her husband grabbed her arm, she grabbed an angel figurine to protect herself, and when he backed off she went to call 911, the report stated. But the husband then pushed her and tried to take the phone from her, deputies said.

When deputies spoke to the man, the report said he claimed his wife was crazy and tried to hit him with the angel. The report said he kept adding to his story and he did say he tried to take the phone from her when she called for help.

Deputies said the man, identified as Richard Keith, was arrested and charged with criminal domestic violence. They said his wife has some bruising on her arm from the fight.

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