MYRTLE BEACH — A 62-year-old Myrtle Beach man was taken into custody Thursday afternoon on charges in connection with a woman suffering a cut to her face when she said the man hit her with a broom because she told him to not stay up too late watching television, according to authorities.
Everett Junior Parker, 62, was arrested at 1:17 p.m. Thursday at 634 Ramsey Drive and charged with criminal domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature, according to an arrest report.
Officers were called at 1 p.m. Wednesday to the same location for a disturbance, police said. Officers found the 54-year-old woman, who said Parker, her boyfriend who lives with her, had assaulted her.
The victim said she told Parker not to stay up all night watching TV, according to the report. But Parker told her to go back into the bedroom.
The victim said she told him that he doesn’t pay the bills so he should not stay up all night with the TV on, according to the report. The victim said Parker got up and pushed her and told her he would hit her with the broom if she did not return to the bedroom.
The victim said she asked him what he was going to do, and he picked up the broom and hit her in the face, according to the report. The victim said the broom handle broke and cut her on the face.
The victim went to the bathroom to stop the bleeding and she said Parker said he did not mean to hit her and she replied she was calling the police, according to the report. The victim said Parker ran out of the house.
The woman went to a local hospital after police arrived at the house and she received five stitches to her face, according to the report.
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