United States senator Rand Paul assaulted at home in Kentucky

Randall Padilla
November 5, 2017

According to a statement by the Kentucky State Police, troopers were called to Paul's home about 3:30 p.m. local time Friday, where officers determined Boucher had intentionally assaulted Paul.

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

In a statement, Paul spokeswoman Kelsey Cooper said the Republican senator was "fine".

Sen. Rand Paul was assaulted inside his own home in Bowling Green, Kentucky on Friday afternoon, police say. As of Saturday afternoon, he was being held in the Warren County Regional Jail on a $5,000 bond.

H/T: Read the full Washington Post article.

Paul has been Kentucky's junior senator since 2011.

Rene Albert Boucher, 59, was captured and accused of one include of attack the fourth degree.

The Warren County property valuation administrator's website lists an address for a Rene Boucher on Rivergreen Lane, which is in the gated neighborhood just east of Bowling Green where Paul resides.

The suspect was an acquaintance of the senator, WBKO reported, citing state police.

He's also a registered Democrat.

An investigation continues, police said.

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