RPD arrests one in domestic incident

A Ruston man was arrested Saturday after Ruston Police officers responded to a reported disturbance in progress.

At about 9:30 p.m., RPD officers responded to an area residence to find a woman standing in the roadway with visible injuries. The woman stated Antonio Williams, 50, of Ruston, had thrown her around the house during an altercation. 

Officers observed scratches on the woman’s arms and a bleeding finger. She stated they were caused by Williams.

Williams was interviewed by officers. He stated there was an argument, but it never got physical, and the woman received the injuries from falling.

Williams was arrested for domestic abuse battery and booked at the Lincoln Parish Detention Center.

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