Two arrested for battery

Two people were arrested at a south Ruston hair salon early Sunday morning  after an apparent dispute.

About 2:30 a.m. Sunday morning, Ruston Police officers met with Le’daja Richburg, 26, of Farmerville who stated Montrel Williams, 41, of Ruston, had struck her in the face at Y2Kuts on South Farmerville Street. She wanted to return and collect her belongings.

Officers escorted Richburg to Y2Kuts to retrieve her property. Officers were able to collect her belongings, but Richburg left the patrol car and began a verbal altercation with Williams. She then approached Williams and struck him in the face several times.

Richburg was arrested for simple battery and Williams was arrested on the earlier battery.

Both were booked at the Lincoln Parish Detention Center and booked on the misdemeanor charges.

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