Police: Man assaults woman, breaking several teeth

Toney Tierene Cooper, 47, of Sumter

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.

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