Warrant: Greenwood man arrested after punching deputy in face - FOX Carolina 21

Warrant: Greenwood man arrested after punching deputy in face

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Richard Williamson (Greenwood County Sheriff's Office) Richard Williamson (Greenwood County Sheriff's Office)
GREENWOOD, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Deputies say an Upstate man has been arrested for punching a deputy in the face.

According to warrants, 35-year-old Richard Williamson of Greenwood struck a deputy in the face with a closed fist on February 20.

Reports say deputies then attempted to arrest Williamson for the incident, but he actively resisted officers' attempts.

Williamson was charged with third degree assault and battery and resisting arrest.

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