Police: Rock Hill woman attacked girlfriend after finding man in their home

The HeraldJanuary 2, 2014 

Shataja Thompson

— A Rock Hill woman attacked her girlfriend after returning home to find a man in their house, according to Rock Hill police.

Police were called to Piedmont Medical Center at 2:45 a.m. Wednesday in reference to an assault.

The victim, a 23-year-old woman, told officers she was at her house on Amelia Avenue "talking with a visiting male friend" when Shataja Thompson, 23, arrived home after a night out. Thompson lives at the house and is in a relationship with the victim, according to a police report.

Thompson accused the victim of having sex with the man and said "I can't believe you got a dude in my house, I pay all the bills," the report states.

After the man left, Thompson punched the victim in the head and then dragged her out of the house, the report states. The victim's left ear was cut and the left side of her head was swollen. She had bruises on her arms and back, and also complained of back pain.

The victim was able to call her mom for help, and she was taken to the hospital.

Thompson is charged with assault and battery, the report states.

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