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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