Sheriff: London man assaults woman in presence of children

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LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT)- Officials from the Laurel County Sheriff’s Department said deputies arrested Edward Gregory of Laurel County on Friday night.

Officials said deputies were investigating a physical domestic complaint. After talking with the victim and children with the victim, officials said deputies learned Gregory had struck the victim, who was a woman, in the mouth, hair, right hip and ribs.

Officials said the victim and children had left and gone to a nearby business to call 911.

Deputies noted Gregory had injuries to his mouth, but officials said they believe he hit himself in the face.

The victim was taken to St. Joseph Hospital in London to be treated for her injuries.

Gregory was charged with assault- 4th Degree and was taken to the Laurel County Correctional Center.

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