Greenwood City Police arrested a man after he forced his way into a residence and assaulted another man.
Frederick Bernand Ryans, 47 of 5220 McCormick Hwy, Bradley SC was arrested and charged with 1st degree burglary and 1st degree assault and battery.
According to the police report, when Police arrived they found a victim lying on the floor complaining of pain in his neck, back and ribs.
One witness explained that she received a call from Ryans saying he was outside and wanted to talk with her. Once she opened the door, Ryans forced himself through and went directly to the bedroom and began assaulting the victim. Ryans began to choke the victim which caused the victim to bite down on his tongue and bleeding. The victim said he was in the process of losing consciousness and Ryans stopped. Ryans then stomped on his back and punched him in the head. The victim declined to be transported to the hospital.
The victim sRyans then left the scene after the assault was over.