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Deputies: Man charged after accused of throwing child into Spartanburg Co. roadway

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Terrell Dominique Nesbitt (Source: Spartanburg County Detention Center) Terrell Dominique Nesbitt (Source: Spartanburg County Detention Center)

Deputies said a man was arrested and charged after being accused of throwing a child into an Upstate roadway.

An incident report from the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office said the incident happened Friday.

Deputies said they were dispatched to a domestic incident in progress on Union Highway near I-26. Witnesses said a man was assaulting a female near a car and throwing a little boy into the road at the scene.

When they arrived at the scene, deputies said they found a woman crying and holding her 9-year-old son, and a man near the side of the road yelling at the woman.

The man, identified as Terrell Dominique Nesbitt, was detained as he told deputies that he, the woman and child had been driving when their car broke down. Nesbitt told deputies the woman had punched him in the face and scratched after becoming angry, and stated that he never touched the woman or child.

Deputies noted that Nesbitt had scratches on his chest and back.

The woman also gave a statement to deputies, however hers told a different story.

The woman told deputies that she, Nesbitt and her son had been driving when the car broke down. She said Nesbitt got angry and when she ran from him, he grabbed her and threw her in a ditch. The woman told deputies Nesbitt then went to the car and threw her son to the ground before returning to her, yelling, "If i'm going to jail, there will be a reason." 

Deputies also observed a red mark on the woman's neck and scratches on her arms, her shirt dirty and wet and her face flushed red.

The incident report states that 3 witnesses told deputies they all observed Nesbitt throw the woman into a ditch and then grab the woman's son by the neck and throw him into oncoming traffic in the roadway. Witnesses said they saw Nesbitt pulling the woman's hair and clothes, striking her in the face and pushing her.

Nesbitt was being arrested for criminal domestic violence and assault as deputies said they heard Nesbitt saying he would kill the woman when he gets out of jail.

Once booked into jail, it was discovered that Nesbitt had a prior criminal domestic violence conviction from September 1, 2011.

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