Report: Man assaults 2 women, police officer after smashing in wall

Report: Man assaults 2 women, police officer after smashing in wall

WEST ASHLEY, SC (WCSC) - Investigators say a Charleston County man was arrested after he assaulted two women and a police officer after smashing in a wall at a home in West Ashley.

On Saturday morning, police responded to a home on Raoul Wallenberg Boulevard regarding an assault.

The victim said the incident started when her boyfriend, 24-year-old Jonathan Ravenel, became angry over a text message she had received from a previous boyfriend.

According to the victim, Ravenel then punched a hole in the bathroom and left the residence.

The victim told police that Ravenel returned to the home and kicked in the front door. A police report states Ravenel then went into the bedroom and kicked the victim in the head and shoved her into a wall.

The victim's roommate said when she placed herself between the victim and the suspect to stop the assault, Ravenel slammed the roommate's head into a lamp and her back into a nightstand, then threw her into a bed.

A witness said when she told the suspect she was calling the police, Ravenel took off.

Police say Ravenel was eventually arrested following a traffic stop, and was charged with assault on a police officer while resisting arrest.

In addition, Ravenel faces charges of second-degree criminal domestic violence, first-degree assault and first-degree burglary.

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