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College of Charleston student arrested for assault downtown

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Conor Boyle, 21, of George Street and a senior at the College of Charleston, is charged with assault and battery 2nd degree. Conor Boyle, 21, of George Street and a senior at the College of Charleston, is charged with assault and battery 2nd degree.
CHARLESTON, SC -

Charleston Police arrested a College of Charleston student Thursday for assaulting a Charleston School of law student on October 12, 2013 near King Street and Cannon Street.

Conor Boyle, 21, of George Street and a senior at the College of Charleston, is charged with assault and battery 2nd degree. Boyle was being held in the Al Cannon Detention Center.

The incident started about 2 a.m. in front of a bar on King Street when the suspect and his friends were involved in a verbal altercation with the victim and his friends. That altercation was broken up by the bar's security staff.

The suspect and his friends waited at the corner of King Street and Cannon Street for the victim and his friends.

A physical altercation occurred between the victim and the suspect. That's when the suspect body slammed the victim on the sidewalk, knocking him unconscious. The victim was transported to MUSC for his injuries.

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