Police: Man assaulted woman with broom, punched 6-year-old boy

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CORBIN, Ky. (WYMT) - A Knox County man was arrested in Corbin on Sunday morning and faces multiple charges after assaulting a woman and her 6-year-old son Kentucky State Police said.

Reports say that 26-year-old Dallas Lawson got into a fight with the woman, hitting her several times with a broom on Saturday night. He also reportedly punched her son.

Both victims had minor injuries and bruising. The boy was taken to Corbin Urgent Care Clinic to be evaluated, where he was medically cleared.

Lawson was charged with first-degree abuse of a child 12 or under, fourth-degree assault (domestic violence), and third-degree criminal mischief.



 
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