A Clinton man has been charged with 1st Degree Assault and Battery for allegedly grabbing a young woman by the breast early yesterday morning. Clinton Public Safety arrested 44-year-old Bobby Derrick “Bob” Whitmore of 103 Bond Street, Clinton following the alleged incident early yesterday morning. He’s also charged with Trespassing at the incident location and with Public Disorderly Conduct for the alleged offense of being an intoxicated pedestrian.
The assault warrant states that at around 1 o’clock yesterday morning Bobby Derrick Whitmore committed assault and battery 1st degree by allegedly grabbing the left breast of the victim with a cupped hand, having lewd intention, at 102 South Broad Street. He is also accused of entering the Citgo at 102 South Broad yesterday in violation of a written and verbal notification of trespass.
A $75,000 bond was set on the Assault and Battery 1st Degree charge. Bonds of $1,000 and $262.50 were set on the Trespass and Disorderly Conduct charges. Bobby Whitmore was placed in the Johnson Detention Center yesterday, where he remained this morning.