ROCK HILL –
A man suspected of an assault on a Rock Hill woman was caught Wednesday morning after a foot chase requiring several officers that lasted several blocks and ended with a scuffle with patrolmen, according to a Rock Hill police report.
The suspect tried to flee after he was caught, the report states.
Tarrence Antawn Barber, 40, who was unsteady on his feet when caught near Albright Road after the incident near downtown, smelled of alcohol, police said. Barber was charged with assault and battery, failure to identify himself, resisting arrest, public disorderly conduct, and public drunkenness, according to the report.
The assault began after an argument about a cigarette. Barber then allegedly kicked and hit the woman before running into the woods.