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KY man arrested, facing drug and assault charges

Harley Richeal (Source: Graves County Sheriff) Harley Richeal (Source: Graves County Sheriff)
GRAVES COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -

A Mayfield, KY man was arrested Saturday after allegedly assaulting his girlfriend.

Deputies responded to the address of 2842 St Rt 303, due to a call that a woman had been assaulted and was afraid that her live-in boyfriend, Harley Richeal, 20, of Mayfield, was going to kill her.

Richeal was found at the residence and was arrested on a pre-existing warrant out of Graves District Court.

An investigation revealed that Richeal had hit the woman in the head, causing redness and swelling.

A search of the home revealed drugs lying out in the open in a common area.

There was a small child in the home, which had access to the drugs locations.

Richeal was charged with assault, possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and endangering the welfare of a minor.

He was taken to Graves County Jail and booked.

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