Police: Upstate man choked woman over last piece of chicken

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PACOLET, SC (WHNS) - An Upstate man was arrested Sunday after police said he attacked a woman after she ate the last piece of chicken during dinner.

According to an incident report from the Pacolet Police Department, 44-year-old Clifford Smith and other people sat down for dinner on Sunday night, when a wheelchair-bound woman ate the last piece of chicken. Smith then got upset and said he wanted the last piece, according to the report.

The report said that Smith then hit the woman, smashed a beer bottle on a wall and then choked her.

Smith also smashed the woman's cell phone when she called 911, according to the report.

Smith was charged with simple assault and vandalism.

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