SUMTER COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) — A Sumter County man is being jailed after assaulting a woman.
Toney Tierene Cooper, 47, of Sumter is charged with assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.
Authorities say on Saturday, May 14, Cooper assaulted a female at a home in the 500 block of National Street. We’re told the victim was beaten around the head and face with a handgun, causing several lacerations. Several teeth were also broken out.
Cooper is being held at the Sumter-Lee Regional Detention Center.