Cops: S. Carolina woman throws grease on man in self-defense

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Authorities say a woman threw a bowl of warm grease on a man in self-defense after he allegedly punched her in the mouth.

The Sun News of Myrtle Beach reports 38-year-old Moses Lee Evans was arrested Wednesday and charged with criminal domestic violence.

Police say they were called to a hotel at around 9:20 a.m. Wednesday. A 35-year-old woman told them she and Evans had been arguing for several hours and that he had told her to leave. The woman said Evans kicked in the door, scratched her, bit her and punched her in the mouth.

The woman says she threw a nearby bowl of warm grease on him to get him to stop.

It wasn’t known if Evans had a lawyer.

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Information from: The Sun News, http://www.thesunnews.com/