Woman gets body slammed by a Popeye’s employee in Columbia Tennessee

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.

UPDATE: The woman would have allegedly called the Popeye’s employee the “N-word.” Read Here.