Scuffle lands Myrtle Beach couple in jail on Thanksgiving

11/23/2012 7:00 AM

11/23/2012 7:01 AM

A man and his girlfriend were both arrested Thanksgiving morning when officers saw the couple fighting on South Ocean Boulevard.

Officers reported that they could not ascertain who the primary aggressor was between Randy Achee Barnhill, 51, and Hattie McCrea, also 51, both of Myrtle Beach, both were engaged in mutual combat, according to the report. Officers took both into custody and charged them with criminal domestic violence.

Barnhill was also charged with assault and battery because he allegedly struck the 18-year-old daughter of McCrea in the face and drug her outside, the report showed.

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