Haughton man beats up girlfriend

Tuesday, November 22, 2011 - 12:24pm

A Haughton man is arrested Monday afternoon after he fighting with his live-in girlfriend.

Demond Kinnard, 26, admitted to Bossier detectives that he got into a fight with his girlfriend, leaving scratches on her face and knees, as well as swelling to her eyes and knees. At one point, Kinnard grabbed his girlfriend by the hair and threw her to the ground, causing several clumps of her hair to come out.

Kinnard was charged with domestic abuse battery and taken to the Bossier Maximum Correctional Facility for booking; his bond is pending.

“With Thanksgiving upon us and Christmas approaching, I want to remind everyone of the joy of the holiday season,” said Sheriff Larry Deen. “However, stress levels tend to increase during this time of year, often leading to tension in the home and arguing and fighting. Alcohol and drugs tend to accentuate the problem. People need to learn to stop, walk away, and seek counsel from a friend, pastor or counselor, before a situation escalates to the point of violence or even deadly.”

Informatin from Bossier Sheriff's Office

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