Assault of Pregnant Girlfriend Alleged

    Clinton Public Safety booked a man at 3:45 Tuesday afternoon on charges of assaulting his girlfriend Monday. Officers had been dispatched to the Laurens County Hospital at 11:15 Monday night to investigate an apparent domestic assault that had previously occurred.  22-year-old Charles Daran Kinard Jr. of 1302 South Bell Street, Clinton was charged with Criminal Domestic Violence. A warrant states that on November 26th he assaulted the woman who is pregnant by him and with whom he co-habitats. He allegedly grabbed her by the throat leaving scratches on her neck and also allegedly  grabbed her by the arms and threw her to the ground. He is also accused of hitting her about the head with his closed fist. Charles Kinard Jr. was released Tuesday afternoon on a $2,150 Personal Recognizance Bond.