Rand Paul assaulted in home, man arrested

Dianna Christensen
November 5, 2017

- Sen. Rand Paul was assaulted at his home in Bowling Green, Kentucky by an irate neighbor while he was mowing his lawn on Friday afternoon, according to neighbors.

The release did not provide details of the assault or the nature of Paul's injury.

Kelsey Cooper, Paul's spokeswoman, confirmed the incident on Saturday in a statement: "Senator Paul was blindsided and the victim of an assault".

He's now being held at the Warren County Jail on a $5,000 bond.

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Kentucky State Police responded to a call at 3:21 p.m. Friday concerning an incident at the Paul residence, authorities said in a news release cited by CBS News. Boucher was charged with assault causing a minor injury.

Online real estate sites say Paul's home is worth around $500,000. He was being held on $5,000 bail.

Rene Boucher, 59, has been charged with assault, police say.

According to the neighbor, Senator Paul and Boucher have had ongoing problems.

Hodges said Boucher would have faced more serious charges if had he used a weapon or if Paul had been injured seriously.

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