Altercation Diffused

 Laurens City Police were dispatched to Gordon Street at 8:44 yesterday morning on a domestic call. An officer arrived to find a man an outside in front of his girlfriend’s vehicle. The man reportedly wanted to argue with the girlfriend, so the officer padded the subject down and put him in investigative detention. The girlfriend then stated that the boyfriend had knocked her glasses off her head when she returned to pick up the kids. She added she had been hit in the right side of her face by the boyfriend. Officer Shipmen didn’t observe any injury, but asked if she wanted to prosecute. When she said no, he released the boyfriend from investigative detention. The boyfriend said he was going to leave the location to calm down.