COLUMBIA, TENNESSEE – A woman was body slammed and seriously injured at a Popeye’s location in Columbia.
Eyewitness footage shows 29-year-old Deriance Ra’Shaiel Hughes, who appears to be a Popeye’s employee, bear hug a woman from behind in the restaurant’s parking lot, lifting her up and smashing her to the ground.
According to relatives, the woman suffered from six broken ribs, a shattered left arm and a broken knee cap.
Hughes has been charged with aggravated assault and remains in police custody.
Popeye’s corporate management is cooperating with detectives throughout their investigation.