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Myrtle Beach man charged after woman says he hit her with lamp, ashtray

A 43-year-old Myrtle Beach man was arrested after a woman said he punched her several times and hit her with a lamp and ashtray, according to a police report.

Mark Wayne Jayroe, 43, was charged with criminal domestic violence after police were called just before midnight Thursday to 600 Secondary Highway 15, police said.

A 47-year-old woman told police they argued and Jayroe threw a lamp at her, which struck her in the forehead, according to the report. The officer left the apartment to look for the man, but he soon heard screaming coming from the apartment and returned.

The officer found the woman had more injuries to her face and hands, according to the report. The woman said Jayroe returned through the backdoor and continued to assault her.

Officers found Jayroe at a neighbor’s house and arrested him without incident.