Teen arrested for assaulting Dorchester Co. deputy

Published: Mar. 30, 2012 at 1:36 PM EDT|Updated: Mar. 30, 2012 at 6:42 PM EDT
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DORCHESTER COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Authorities say a teenager has been arrested for assaulting a Dorchester County sheriff's deputy Thursday night after being called out to the teen's home by his mother.

Investigators say the teen will be charged for assaulting the deputy and the teen's mother.

According to Major John Garrison with the sheriff's office, a mother was having trouble with her teenager so she called the sheriff's office. When a deputy arrived at the home the teen assaulted the deputy.

Authorities say the deputy was not hurt.

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