Police say Lexington man assaulted wife, forced son to watch

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - A Danville man is in jail after police say he violently assaulted his wife, and forced his son and his son's girlfriend to watch.

According to an arrest citation from Lexington Police, 39-year-old Ronald Daugherty is charged with Unlawful Imprisonment, Assault and Wanton Endangerment after he violently assaulted his wife in their residence, while his son and his son's girlfriend watched.

The citation states that Daugherty held the three against their will for several hours while he assaulted his wife and caused her severe physical harm.

Daugherty is currently lodged at the Fayette County Detention center.

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