Man Accused Of Assaulting 16-Year-Old
A 38-year-old Taylors man is charged with cruelty to children.
A Taylors man accused of striking a 16-year-old girl during an altercation was arrested Sunday at his 804 Avon Drive home in Taylors.
The Greenville County Sheriff's Office confirmed Tuesday that Charles Goldsmith, 38, was involved in a verbal argument with a 16-year-old female, over whom he had legal guardianship.
According to arrest warrants signed against Goldsmith, he allegedly used a closed fist to strike the back of the 16-year-old's head. The victim was found to have significant swelling at the back of her head.
Goldsmith was charged with cruelty to children and booked at Greenville County Detention Center, where he is still behind bars on $5,000 bond.