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Police: Man arrested following Walmart parking lot assault

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Jerry Boughman (Courtesy: Union police) Jerry Boughman (Courtesy: Union police)
UNION, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Union police said a man was charged with simple assault after punching another man in a Walmart parking lot.

Officers said they were called to the Walmart on North Duncan Bypass just before midnight on Wednesday.

Officers said they spoke to a man with a bloody lip who told them Jerry Boughman, 45, of Catherine Street, had attacked him.

The victim said he was sitting in a car when Boughman walked over and struck up a conversation. According to incident reports, Boughman suddenly threw a punch at the victim, which grazed his face. Boughman threw a second punch, landing a blow to the victim's lip when he got out of the car, according to reports.

Officers said they later arrested Boughman at his home.

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