Man, woman arrested after reported fight at Rock Hill park

Man, woman arrested after reported fight at Rock Hill park
(Rock Hill Police Department)

ROCK HILL, SC (WBTV) - A man and a woman were arrested Monday after a fight broke out at a popular park in Rock Hill.

The incident happened around 9 p.m. at Cherry Park. Police said when they tried to break up the fight - which was between two women near a soccer field at the park - they were assaulted by 31-year-old Darius Jermale Stewart.

According to the release, Stewart hit the officers with a closed fist then resisted arrest. It took several officers to get him handcuffed.

Stewart was eventually taken into custody and charged with three counts each of assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature and throwing bodily fluids on employees by a prisoner, and one count of assaulting a police officer while resisting arrest.

One of the woman allegedly involved in the fight - 23-year-old Dianne Able - was also arrested at the scene and charged with assault and battery.

Police said the other female was a victim. There is no word on what may have led to the altercation.

No further information has been released.

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